Opera: High Cs in Big D

Like any young, red-blooded opera impresario, Lawrence Kelly wanted to start his own company. So, with the determined air of a wing commander plotting an air strike, he holed up with a map of the U.S. and a compass to zero in on a likely site. He began by eliminating those cities that already had a company as well as those towns whose proximity would mean strong competition at the box office. Detroit was out because it was too close to Chicago and the climate was not to Kelly's liking; Pittsburgh was no good because, in his estimation, it...

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