Backstage at Utah Opera

The tale of a singing whale

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SPOILER ALERT: The whale does not have a singing part in the upcoming production of Moby-Dick. If you’re disappointed to hear that, you’re not alone. To make it up to you, you can get your fix of opera-singing marine mammals in “The Whale Who Wanted…

The visionary costumes of “Moby-Dick”

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Vision is everything when it comes to staging an opera like Moby-Dick. Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s splashy opera made waves in the Dallas, Seattle, and L.A. operas, and now it’s finally coming to Utah Opera. No two opera companies are the same—so naturally, the…