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This past Tuesday, Cincinnati Opera presented its first world premiere in over 50 years with Morning Star by Ricky Ian Gordon and William Hoffman. The opera was originally commissioned by Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Goodman Theater in the late 1990s, but the collaboration fell apart. When Gordon was contacted in 2012 by Opera Fusion: New Works, he chose to continue work on Morning Star with Hoffman. Three years later, here we are, with mixed results.   Read more »