Arts & Culture

October 9, 2013 5:05 PM

A passion for opera has opened doors for Brian Asher Alhadeff

“Opera just really opened its doors to me,” said the conductor, who estimates that he worked on 15 operas in three years for five different companies thanks to “Carmen.”

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