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Baritone Samuel Schultz, who was sexually assaulted by famed countertenor David Daniels in 2010. Daniels pleaded guilty on Friday in a Houston courtroom. Jamie Schultz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Karim Sulayman, Raha Mirzadegan, Coral Dolphin and John Taylor Ward perform in Unholy Wars in Charleston, S.C., in May. William Struhs/Spoleto Festival USA hide caption

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An Arab American singer reframes music about the Crusades

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Tenor Jamez McCorkle, who debuted the title role in the opera Omar, by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels, which received its world premiere on May 27 in Charleston, S.C., at Spoleto Festival USA. Leigh Webber/Courtesy of Spoleto Festival USA hide caption

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The debut of 'Omar,' a thoroughly American opera

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American composer Carlisle Floyd, photographed at his first home, in which he composed his best known opera, Susannah, in Tallahassee, Fla. in 2009. Scott Holstein/Tallahassee Magazine hide caption

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Carlisle Floyd, a founding father of American opera, has died at age 95

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Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick performs onstage during the Lung Transplant Project Gala in October 2017 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Lung Transplant hide caption

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Opinion: Remembering A Soprano With The 'Warmth And Strength Of The Sun'

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Dancers perform in Tabasco: A Burlesque Opera, a fiery show that makes its revival this week after being locked up for more than a century. Tom Grosscup/New Orleans Opera hide caption

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'Tabasco' Opera Makes Fiery Return In New Orleans

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Read 'Em And Weep: Celebrating 35 Years Of Opera Supertitles

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Former Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director James Levine conducts the symphony on its opening night performance at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass., in 2006. Michael Dwyer/AP hide caption

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Soloman Howard performs as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Philip Glass and Christopher Hampton's Appomattox. Scott Suchman for WNO hide caption

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With More Story To Tell, Opera 'Appomattox' Gets An Update

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Soprano Catalina Cuervo, singing the role of Frida Kahlo, rehearses with bass baritone Ricardo Herrera, singing the role of Diego Rivera, on Feb. 21, 2015 at the Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit. Veronica Zaragovia/KUT hide caption

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Detroit's 'Frida' Aims To Build Latino Audiences For Opera

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A worker unveils advertisement for future productions at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center in New York City. The Metropolitan Opera's general manager Peter Gelb has threatened a lockout if there is no an agreement with unions to that represent musicians, stagehands and other employees. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Met Opera's Union Lockout Postponed; Financial Analysis To Come

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The subject of an opera in Boston last week Viktor Lugovskoy/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Super-Caramelized White Asparagus

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