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Table Of Contents: July 2017

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Vol. 82, No. 1

Evaluating Steve Jobs in Santa Fe | Exit Interview: Juilliard's Joseph W. Polisi | Gregory Spears's Jason and the Argonauts | Sound Bites: Edward Parks

Warriors in Training thmb 717Warriors in Training
Broadway and ballet veteran Luis Perez directs Manhattan School of Music’s new Musical Theatre Program.
By Fred Cohn
Photographs by Kevin Thomas Garcia
Expanding Memory thmb 717Expanding Memory
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs is an unconventional look at the cofounder of Apple, Inc.
By Charles Shafaieh
Illustration by Nigel Buchanan
Citizen Polisi thmb 717Citizen Polisi
As he begins his final year as president of the Juilliard School, Joseph W. Polisi reflects on the changing cultural landscape.
By Philip Kennicott
Photographed at The Juilliard School by Sasha Maslov
Singing to the Next Generation thmb 717Singing to the Next Generation
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The composer of Jason and the Argonauts reveals the process behind the creation of an opera for young audiences.
By Gregory Spears 
Kids Play thmb 717Kids' Play
Share a classroom visit with the metropolitan Opera Guild’s Students Compose Opera program.
By Joshua Rosenblum
Photographs by Dario Acosta
Recordings Liebesvertbot Cover 717 Recordings
Wagner’s sex-crazed Shakespeare adaptation, Das Liebesverbot, gets a lively staging in Madrid; Vivaldi's Bajazet; Handel's Alcina and Tamerlano; Bellini's Adelson e Salvini; Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito; Diana Damrau sings Meyerbeer; Natalie Dessay offers her take on the American Songbook; Sonya Yoncheva sings Handel.
In Review
Books Divas lg 717 Books
A constellation of star pupils illuminates the life and times of famed pedagogue Mathilde Marchesi; oboist Marcia Butler's unsettling memoir of operatic inspiration amidst personal turmoil.
Viewpoint DiDonato thmb 717Viewpoint: The Glitter and the Gold
By F. Paul Driscoll
Noteworthy Thmb 717Noteworthy & Now
By F. Paul Driscoll
ON Awards thmb 717 The 2017 Opera News Awards
Photographs by Dario Acosta
Sound Bites Edward Parks thmb 717Sound Bites: Edward Parks
The baritone makes his Santa Fe Opera debut as an American icon.
By F. Paul Driscoll 
Operapedia Wagner thmb 717Operapedia: Die Walküre 
Henry Stewart gets down, down, down with Wagner’s burning ring of fire.
In Review Obituaries thmb 717Obituaries
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Mezzo-soprano Kristine Jepson, Bayreuth tenor Endrik Wottrich, playwright and Ghosts of Versailles librettist William M. Hoffman, Wagnerian tenor Manfred Jung.
Behind the Scenes thmb 717Behind the Scenes: Des Moines Metro Opera
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Michael LaValle masterminds a summer festival’s gourmet dining facility.
By Mark Thomas Ketterson 

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