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This Singer Claims Opera Superstar David Daniels Drugged and Raped Him

“I was bleeding from my rectum. I became numb. I was paralyzed with fear. What had happened? How could I escape?”

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Rufus Wainwright Talks Us Through the Backstory and Inspiration of His Second Opera, ‘Hadrian’

The second Rufus Wainwright opera, about the gay Roman emperor Hadrian, will make its world premiere at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto this October

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Met Opera Conductor Suspended After 3 Men Accuse Him of Sexual Abuse

New York’s Met Opera said it was suspending its relationship with conductor James Levine pending an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Entertainment
Faith No More’s Roddy Bottum Debuts Opera Based on AIDS/LifeCycle Bike Ride

Premiering as part of Brooklyn’s Experiments in Opera series, Bottum’s ‘The Ride’ follows two gay men who partake in the annual SF-to-L.A. bike ride

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