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Author Waleson, Heidi, author.

Title Mad scenes and exit arias : the death of the New York City Opera and the future of opera in America / Heidi Waleson.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    792.5097 WAL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  792.5 WAL    Coming Soon
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction  New Shelf  792.5 WAL    Coming Soon
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1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description 288 pages ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The birth of the "people's opera" -- The Rudel years -- Beverly Sills takes over -- The inside choice: Christopher Keene -- The man from upstate: Paul Kellogg -- A turn for the worse -- The savior -- Salvation denied -- The man of steel -- Down the drain -- The aftermath -- Reinvention -- Coda: The resurrection.
Summary From the Wall Street Journal's opera critic, a wide-ranging narrative history of how and why the New York City Opera went bankrupt--and what it means for the future of the arts.--
Subject New York City Opera -- History.
Opera -- United States -- 21st century.
ISBN 9781627794978 hardcover $30.00
1627794972 hardcover $30.00

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