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The Anonymous Lover

Comic opera by composer Chevalier de Saint-Georges gets an update
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Comic opera by composer Chevalier de Saint-Georges gets an update
It’s a nearly impossible story: In the mid-1700s, Joseph Bologne, the illegitimate son of an African enslaved woman and a French plantation owner, became a brilliant composer known by the moniker Chevalier de Saint-Georges. This month, Boston audiences can experience the fruit of this musical talent’s labor in “The Anonymous Lover,” a romantic comedy opera helmed by a diverse creative team with Boston Lyric Opera.
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