On the Waterfront

The past year has seen an unprecedented number of new American operas, including A Streetcar Named Desire at San Francisco Opera [ED January 99], Central Park, co-produced by Glimmerglass and New York City Opera, and The Great Gatsby, which premiered last month at New York's Metropolitan Opera. Of them all, perhaps the most attention was paid to A View From the Bridge, produced in October by Lyric Opera of Chicago. Featuring a score by William Bolcom and a libretto by Arnold Weinstein and

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