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30 Jun 2011

City Opera Players Provide Their Own Accompaniment at Labor Protest

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/06/30/city-opera-players-provide-their-own-accompaniment-at-labor-protest/?ref=music

By Daniel J. Wakin [NY Times, 30 June 2011]
A brass quintet from New York City Opera’s orchestra played tunes from “Carmen,” “Aida” and “La Bohème” on the sidewalk in front of Lincoln Center Plaza on Thursday. A sanitation truck driver honked in solidarity. Protesters held signs denouncing the company’s leader and demanding that he not move City Opera from the cultural complex.

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