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Tracy K. Smith Goes Operatic With 'Castor and Patience'

The Cincinnati Opera commissioned the United States poet laureate to develop a work based on her story about two cousins arguing over the future of inherited land.

In New Orleans, a Black Feminist Opera With a Touch of Afrofuturism

To dovetail with the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the new five-part opera ”Echohybridity” will be performed in New Orleans.