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L.A. Opera's 'The Two Foscari'( Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times )
Marina Poplavskaya in the role of Lucrezia Contarini and the cast in the dress rehearsal of L.A. Opera's season opener, the production of Verdi's "The Two Foscari" at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles on Sept. 12, 2012.
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