|Date and venue||Title|
|Puccini's Il Trittico at Opéra Bastille|
|Puccini's Il Trittico, performed last night at the Opéra Bastille in Paris, is a unique item in the repertoire: a series of three one act operas with little to link them except the composer's conceit of what would work together in an evening. Each opera clocks in at something under an hour, and despite the relatively short duration, each has plenty of time to develop its characters. And every one packs a powerful punch.|
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