Classical Beat: Urban Arias

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Link: Urban Arias brings a second season of contemporary opera to Arlington

“Positions 1956,” an opera that has its world premiere on Friday, is based on self-help manuals of the 1950s about sex, dancing, and bodybuilding — just one of three short contemporary operas in the second festival season of the company Urban Arias.

By Stephen Brookes  |  11:40 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/21/2012

“Self-help” opera workshopped

A new opera based on self-help manuals of the 1950s gets a sneak preview workshop performance in Arlington.

By Anne Midgette  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Artisphere, Urban Arias