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Peak gay achieved

“For five years, concert pianist Theo Mangrove has been living at his family’s home in East Kill, New York, recovering from a nervous breakdown that derailed his career, and attempting to relieve his relentless polysexual appetite in the company of male hustlers, random strangers, music students, his aunt, and occasionally his wife.” Join in the fun with Wayne Koestenbaum and Anthony Roth Costanzo!

To Wong Foo, Fangs for Everything

“I’m pleased to report that Santa Fe Opera has announced the premiere of my first large-scale artistic collaboration with John Corigliano. The opera The Lord of Cries, in which John’s astounding score sets a libretto in which I combine elements from The Bacchae of Euripides and Bram’s Stoker’s Dracula, will open in the summer of 2021, with the equally astounding Anthony Roth Costanzo in the title rôle,” writes Mark Adamo.

Rodelinda warrior

Ardent, astonishing, animated Anthony Roth Costanzo has just unveiled the music video for “Vivi, tiranno” from his new CD Handel & Glass. Read more »

Dramatic A.R.C.

Imagine you are at Disneyland, and there’s an Anthony Roth Costanzo ride.

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Pretty little lyres

While one sympathized with Matthew Aucoin’s urge to add his voice to the Orpheus canon it was difficult to figure out how his work complemented Gluck’s.

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Dramatic ARC

Wednesday brought Christopher Alden’s grimly dark and violent take on Handel’s Aci, Galatea e Polifemo at National Sawdust.

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The naked truth

Highlights of the Metropolitan Opera’s 2019-2020 season, according the always intriguing Met Future Wiki.

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Something Aten!

Akhnaten, seen at the Los Angeles Opera on November 13 tells the story of the Pharaoh who abandoned traditional Egyptian polytheism.

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