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Small Opera Companies Appear in Unusual Places

Friday, October 03, 2008

New York City Opera is known as a cheap and accessible venue for opera-goers. But its home at Lincoln Center is being renovated this season, and the company will essentially be closed. Without its roughly 120 performances, audiences and singers will have to look elsewhere. One place to start is the bars, basements and shoebox theaters around town, home to the city’s small, indie opera companies. WNYC’s Brian Wise has the story.


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