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These days good news from the opera world, in Boston in particular, is not to be taken for granted. So it’s a pleasure to report that a Wagnerian-scaled serving of it arrived this weekend with the company debut of Odyssey Opera.
Less than two years since the closure of Opera Boston, this new venture took wing on Sunday afternoon in Jordan Hall with an ambitious undertaking: the Boston premiere of Wagner’s early opera “Rienzi,” performed in a concert version that clocked in at just under seven hours (including a two hour break for dinner). On the podium was the indefatigable Gil Rose, Odyssey’s general and artistic director.
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