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Opera at Friends University

Friends University has announced upcoming performances of two short operas this month: The old maid and the thief by Gian Carlo Menotti and Fables by Ned Rorem. The Opera Night will take place February 26-27, 2022. It is led by local…

Home for the holidays

EDWARDSVILLE - Opera Edwardsville (OE) now has the distinction of being the first local organization to be invited to launch the Arts and Issues series at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, with "Opera Edwardsville at Dunham Hall".…

An opera cries out for human dignity

SALZBURG, Austria - “Intolleranza 1960”, Luigi Nono's furious musical theater work, is a cry of dignity in the face of oppression, racism against migrants and a ruthless ecological disaster. And that was 60 years ago.“Sadly, things are…