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

Author/Creator:
Waleson, Heidi, author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
288 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
New York City Opera -- History.
New York City Opera.
Opera -- United States -- 21st century.
Opera.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
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.-- Amazon.com.
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.
Notes:
"Metropolitan Books"--Title page.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781627794978
1627794972
OCLC:
1020294992
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