Austin Opera

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Austin Opera, formerly known as the Austin Lyric Opera, is an opera company based in Austin, Texas. The company was founded in 1986. Its key personnel include Annie Burridge, the General Director, and Timothy Myers, Artistic Advisor.[1]

In January 2007, it staged the North American premiere of Philip Glass’s opera Waiting for the Barbarians.[2] [3]



  1. ^ "Staff - Austin Opera". Austin Opera. Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  2. ^ Smith, Steve (January 22, 2007). "Opera Review: 'Waiting for the Barbarians'. In Austin, Echoes of a Distant War in an Opera's American Premiere". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-06-06.
  3. ^ Swed, Mark (January 22, 2007). "OPERA REVIEW; Glass premiere is toast of Austin". Los Angeles Times. p. E.1. Retrieved 2008-06-06.


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