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Washington Post: Modest at Best, but No Less Operatic

By • Jul 15th, 2008 • Category: Published Elsewhere

Anne Midgette for the Washington Post writes about two new operas at the Capital Fringe Festival:

What is the difference between opera and musical theater? Some composers will tell you that it’s an opera house. That’s not the view of Opera Alterna, a small new company with a mission to bring opera to different kinds of spaces around the Washington area. Example: the Capital Fringe Festival, where the company is offering a double bill, at the Warehouse mainstage, that is anything but grand. “The Women” and “Signor Deluso,” both by Thomas Pasatieri, run well under an hour.

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