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FGO’s Unique Vision Of Handel’s Agrippina Is Humorous

It’s unlikely that Handel imagined his Baroque opera Agrippina, rooted in the Roman transfer of power from Claudius to Nero, quite like this: Set in Regency England, staged with laughter as a 1930s Black movie company films the event.

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SoFla Symphony Delivers Many High Notes With Porgy and Bess

If there is one disappointment about the South Florida Symphony’s ambitious staging of Porgy and Bess it is that there aren’t more opportunities to see the production. The Wilton Manors-based symphony scheduled only three performances and the third Wednesday, Jan. 23 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, where a grand gala will close the run.

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