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Opera: Solo Encores as Metaphor

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
by Laura Sillerman | bio There has been a ban on solo opera encores at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan since 1933. (That’s thirty-three). At the Metropolitan Opera they’ve been banned for the bulk of the 20th century-plus (with the exception of Pavarotti’s second act aria in “Tosca” in ’94). Let’s just say the high C was an early…
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