Interesting Read: “In Italy, a Political Opera About Opera”

“It’s more than a social event. It’s a political and symbolic one too, and in the end countless Italians care, or profess to, about the quality of the music. The performance is big news. There’s no equivalent elsewhere in Europe, or in America.” Read more from Michael Kimmelman’s article about the intersection of Italian arts and politics from the New York Times here.

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