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Arts & Culture Texas | Juicy roles bring Stephen Costello back to Dallas Opera

Stephen discusses Moby-Dick and upcoming role debut as Lensky in the season-opening production of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin

with Steven Brown, 5thOct 2016

Stephen Costello thinks back to when he agreed to perform in a then-unfinished opera. Despite all the effort that goes into creating and staging new works, many have disappeared after their premieres. How much mileage, tenor Costello wondered, would he get out of this one?

The first sign came when he sang through composer Jake Heggie’s score. “What he wrote was damn good—and vocally fantastic,” Costello said. “The way he approached everything was really good for the voice. And the same thing with the text: It was perfect.”

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