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Cooperstown Crier interviews ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ creator Derrick Wang

Cooperstown Crier interviews ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ creator Derrick Wang

After an excerpt from the opera ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ wowed audiences at the 2014 Glimmerglass Festival, the Cooperstown Crier interviewed composer-librettist Derrick Wang about his inspiration.

Derrick Wang could have come to any number of conclusions when he was studying constitutional law and reading the dueling opinions of United States Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. But beyond any legal insights gained, Wang came to an artistic realization: He wanted to write an opera about the material.

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DC Theatre Scene praises ‘knockout performance’ of ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ aria at Glimmerglass

DC Theatre Scene praises ‘knockout performance’ of ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ aria at Glimmerglass

Excerpt from Derrick Wang’s ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ is the audience favorite at Glimmerglass Festival

Excerpt from Derrick Wang’s ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ is the audience favorite at Glimmerglass Festival