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Classical Notes: April 29, 2008 Archive

Wainwright Opera

Posted at 4:27 PM on April 29, 2008 by Gillian Martin

The Metropolitan Opera has commissioned a new opera from Canadian singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright.

He's an opera buff already--I only hope they get singers with better diction than his...