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Baltimore Sun previews Maryland Opera Studio’s reading of Scalia/Ginsburg

From The Baltimore Sun’s preview of the Maryland Opera Studio’s February 17, 2014 reading of Derrick Wang’s opera Scalia/Ginsburg:

You've read about their clashing views in all of those 5-4 Supreme Court decisions. Now hear them sing their arguments.

"Scalia/Ginsburg," a comic opera by Baltimore native and recent law school grad Derrick Wang, imagines Justice Antonin Scalia having to get through three ordeals -- shades of Mozart's "The Magic Flute" -- with the help of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

In the summer of 2013, excerpts from the work-in-progress were performed at the Supreme Court for Scalia and Ginsburg, two longtime friends and opera fans who gave the project a thumbs up.…

Since that courtly preview, Wang has completed the score, which will receive its first full reading Monday night at the University of Maryland's Clarice Smith Center.

Read more: http://bsun.md/1cGmb1V

Washington National Opera presents scene from Scalia/Ginsburg at the Smithsonian

Maryland Opera Studio presents reading of Derrick Wang’s Scalia/Ginsburg