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22 Jan 2007

In Austin, Echoes of a Distant War in an Opera’s American Premiere

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/22/arts/music/22glas.html?_r=1&ref=music&oref=slogin

glass_philip.pngBy STEVE SMITH [NY Times, 22 January 2007]

AUSTIN, Tex., Jan. 20 — The state capital of Texas takes great pride in a live music scene that cherishes tradition while also valuing innovation. The city is a hotbed of both roots music and experimental rock; classical music, by comparison, claims a considerably smaller share of attention. Austin Lyric Opera has long been overshadowed by older, larger, better-financed companies in Dallas and Houston.

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