From The New York Times: Nico Muhly On Opera and Life
Nico Muhly is one of today’s most important composers.
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By VIVIEN SCHWEITZER
Published: November 4, 2011
“Mr. Muhly, 30, whose high-profile commissions include a work for the Metropolitan Opera, said that as a gay man he is particularly interested in the government’s role in personal relationships. He explores a longstanding fascination with polygamy in his chamber opera “Dark Sisters,” a story of a polygamist family in a Mormon offshoot whose children are removed by state officials concerned about child abuse.”
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