Abstract

The Prototype Festival, which takes place every January in New York City, focuses on contemporary chamber opera and music. The works in Prototype 2016 paint a vision for contemporary opera that is politically motivated and story-centric. How do these qualities interact with opera’s unique relationship to time and its ability to stop, elongate, or rapidly flip our sense of temporality?

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Additional Information

ISSN
1531-4715
Print ISSN
1054-2043
Pages
pp. 149-157
Launched on MUSE
2016-11-23
Open Access
No
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