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Opera Preview: Philip Glass

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ELLSWORTH, Maine — Philip Glass’s opera Satyagraha, comes to the Grand on Saturday, Nov. 19, by live simulcast from the Metropolitan Opera in New York. To help music lovers prepare for this event, the Bagaduce Music Lending Library and Friends of the Blue Hill Public Library will join together to introduce and study this theatrical journey at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in the Howard Room of the Blue Hill Public Library. American tenor Richard Croft is Gandhi in this profound and beautiful work by America’s premier living opera composer.

Local opera enthusiast David Porter will summarize the plot, introduce the music and give some ideas of special ways to enjoy the Saturday simulcast. All are welcome, no previous opera knowledge is needed, and admission is free. For more information, call 374-5515.

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