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Ionarts in Santa Fe: 'Dr. Sun Yat-sen'

Joseph Dennis and Corinne Winters in Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 2014 (photo by Ken Howard)

Charles T. Downey, Santa Fe Opera’s leaden “Dr. Sun Yat-sen” leaves one hungry for more musical substance (The Classical Review, August 9)
When Santa Fe Opera decided to pull the plug on the world premiere of Judith Weir’s new opera Miss Fortune this year, the company settled instead on an American premiere. For the final production of the season, it has presented Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the first opera by Huang Ruo, a little-known China-born American composer. The results...
Huang Ruo, Dr. Sun Yat-sen
Santa Fe Opera

See Also:
Nick Frisch, Opera Ends; Some Cite Censorship (New York Times, October 11, 2011)

Charles T. Downey, 'An American Soldier' Gets Its Premiere (Ionarts, June 14, 2014)

Lindsley Cameron Miyoshi, An Epic Life Sings (Opera News, June 2014)

James M. Keller, East meets West in ‘Dr. Sun Yat-sen’ (Santa Fe New Mexican, July 27)

Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, A Revolutionary Who Cannot Be Silenced (New York Times, July 28)

Scott Cantrell, ‘Dr. Sun Yat-Sen’ dramatic, but not entirely convincing (Dallas Morning News, July 31)

Heidi Waleson, Santa Fe's Modern Makeovers (Wall Street Journal, August 5)

Anne Midgette, Santa Fe Opera’s sustained high note (Washington Post, August 8)

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