To be sung

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Center for Contemporary Opera 2018 Review: Pascal Dusapin’s “To Be Sung” and Stein’s Intimate Love Affair
“To Be Sung” was written in 1997 as Pascal Dusapin’s third opera. Set to Gertrude Stein’s text extracts from “A Lyrical Opera Made By Two,” Dusapin illuminated Stein’s modernist writing style and created a unique synergy between her intimate story and textual sound.  The Center for Contemporary Opera recently presented this impactful opera under the direction of Jorinde Keesmaat, who created a new dimension of connection through her imagination, with the…