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SUNDAY JANUARY 5

. Well, here’s something different to start the Metropolitan Opera Season: the very modern – in opera terms, anyway – Philip Glass work . It appears it went. American countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is Akhnaten, the Egyptian pharaoh who briefly shook up the Establishment, and US mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges is his wife, Nefertiti.

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