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26 Sep 2006

Wagnerian welcome for an arts centre

By George Loomis [Financial Times, 26 September 2006]

Opening a new opera house with Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen would seem an event charged with hubris. If the Canadian Opera Company recently did just that, it stemmed more from the fortuitous convergence of two long-term projects than from an audacious decision to inaugurate the Four Seasons Performing Arts Centre with opera’s supreme musical and theatrical challenge.

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