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(AP) Sergey Taneyev's opera Oresteia is being given its first fully staged American production at this summer's Bard SummerScape Festival in New York.


Bard College said Monday that Thaddeus Strassberger will direct the opera, which was composed from 1887-94 and is based on a trilogy by the ancient Greek writer of tragedies Aeschylus. There will be five performances from July 26 through Aug. 4.


This year's Bard Music Festival runs from July 6 to Aug. 18. It has a theme of Stravinksy and His World, about composer Igor Stravinsky.


The festival includes the premiere of a stage adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's 1937 novel The Master and Margarita, which will be given 10 performances from July 11-21.


Events will be held at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard in Annandale-on-Hudson, 90 miles north of New York City.


Associated Press
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