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Count Ory

Learn more about The Wicked Adventures of Count Ory and the history of comedy in opera.

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Hansel & Gretel

Discover more about Englebert Humperdinck and the story behind Hansel & Gretel.

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La traviata

Discover the real-life story that inspired Verdi to compose one of his most popular operas, La traviata.

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Additional Spotlight Guides

An American Dream
Ariadne auf Naxos

The Consul
The Daughter of the Regiment
The Flying Dutchman
Don Giovanni
The Marriage of Figaro
Mary Stuart
The Pearl Fishers
The Tales of Hoffmann

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