Editors' pick

The Soldier's Tale and Gianni Schicchi

Opera
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The In Series presents a pocket opera double bill. Stravinsky's "L'Histoire du Soldat" is a Russian folk tale about a soldier who trades his fiddle to the devil for a book that predicts the future and will make him rich. Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" is an Italian comic opera about a large family in 1960s South Philadelphia fighting over who will inherit their deceased relative's cheese-steak shops.
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