Susan Kander http://kcur.org en Novel Gets New Life Through Opera http://kcur.org/post/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="http://tickets.kcopera.org/single/psDetail.aspx?psn=3564">new opera</a>, co-commissioned by the <a href="http://www.kcopera.org/">Lyric Opera of Kansas Cit</a>y, is based on <a href="http://www.loislowry.com/">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 http://kcur.org Novel Gets New Life Through Opera