The Giver en Novel Gets New Life Through Opera <p>If you hear the word opera and think of a stuffy art form - with horned helmets and a large singing lady - think again. A <a href="">new opera</a>, co-commissioned by the <a href="">Lyric Opera of Kansas Cit</a>y, is based on <a href="">Lois Lowry</a>&rsquo;s <em>The Giver</em> - a popular but controversial novel about a dystopian society.</p><p><strong>Turning a Novel into an Opera</strong></p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 10139 at Novel Gets New Life Through Opera