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A Contest for Tiny Operas

photograph of some of the interior of the London Coliseum
Inside the London Coliseum, the home of the English National Opera
31, 2012

Operas tend to be plus-sized – multi-act jobbies that leverage enormous vocal prowess and over-the-top drama to tell stories, usually about scalliwags, betrayal, redemption and/or death, and usually over the course of many, many hours. It thus comes as no little (pun intended) surprise that the English National Opera is soliciting entries for its Mini [...]