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May 7 and 8, 2015, showcase of The Golden Gate as part of Fort Worth Opera’s Frontiers Series
. . . The subjects could hardly be more varied, among them “The Golden Gate,” Conrad Cummings’s setting of Vikram Seth’s novel about the changing relationships of five twenty-somethings in San Francisco in the 1980s. . .
– Allan Kozinn, The New York Times (read complete article)
. . . clear, appealing score. . . lithe melodic lines that flow and entwine in the manner of Monteverdi. . . intensity more often encountered in Stephen Sondheim’s musicals. . .
– Steve Smith, The New York Times (read complete review)
An Opera News "Best New Operas of the Twenty-first Century" selection:
– Greg Sandow, Opera News (see complete list)
From Lyric Novel to Lyric Stage: The Golden Gate
Music © Conrad Cummings, lyrics © Vikram Seth, video © 2010 Livelyworks
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