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Everything you ever wanted to know about Philly's opera scene

Fresh off the 2012 Opera America conference in Philadelphia, New Music Box writes of a changing Philadelphia opera landscape that includes collaboration, new works and better education.
Over the past two seasons, however, the Opera Company of Philadelphia (OCP) made international waves when it presented two operas by the iconic German composer Hans Werner Henze and announced a plan to present ten new American operas in the next ten years. In 2011, they launched an innovative collaborative Composer In Residence Program, together with New York partners Gotham Chamber Opera and Music-Theatre Group, funded by a Mellon grant of $1.4 million over five years.
Original source: New Music Box
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