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NEW YORK OPERA CONSERVATORY - Free virtual opera: Mozart’s Don Giovanni: A Pandemic Nightmare Online

When: Through Dec. 31, 1 a.m.-11:45 p.m.
Phone: 855-886-7372
Email: webmail@taconicopera.org
Price: Free of charge but donations accepted at http://www.TaconicOpera.org
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As a summer opera program for emerging singers, the New York Opera Conservatory had to re-think a way to not disappoint its students in light of the covid epidemic. But how do you maintain social distancing in opera rehearsals and performances? How do you lift moods during such an intense period of uncertainty? The Conservatory’s answer was to make the pandemic the backdrop of an opera, and some of its consequences a part of the production! Since Mozart’s Don Giovanni (a dark tragedy) had already been chosen by the Conservatory for its summer program, it was totally reimagined as a

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