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Snake Oil

Posted by Jeff Counts in Program Notes, Uncategorized

By the time Gaetano Donizetti wrote L’elisir d’amore, all of the nagging questions regarding his talent had been answered. It may be hard to imagine the reputation of Verdi’s most direct forebear in doubt for even a moment, let alone a decade, but there was…

Welcome backstage at Utah Opera!

Posted by Christopher McBeth in Uncategorized

As Utah Opera’s Artistic Director, I’m delighted to welcome you backstage for a on-going, behind-the-scenes look at Utah Opera through my blog. I feel fortunate to work with so many talented artists who come together to create opera for our community, and hope that this…