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Guest Picks: George Steel

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

George Steel, Artistic Director and General Manager of the New York City Opera was on the Lopate Show recently to give us a preview of the company's new season. He also revealed what he's listening to when he's not listening to opera!

What have you read or seen over the past year (book, play film, etc…) that moved or surprised you?

           Mark Rylance in Jerusalem 

        writer/director Jay Scheib's new play World of Wires

 

What are you listening to right now?

         Bach Trio Sonatas played by The Rare Fruits Council  [Benjamin] Britten's Turn of the Screw New York Polyphony's new recording of Crecquillon's Lomentations

 

What’s the last great book you read?

         Samuel Pepy's: The Unequalled Self by the amazing Claire Tomalin

 

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

           Flatt & Scruggs

 

What's your favorite comfort food?

           Chilli Dogs (best at the Crown Candy Kitchen in St. Louis)+

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