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Mark Morris Dance, Taylor Mac Among Arts & Ideas Festival Highlights

Mark Morris Dance, Taylor Mac Among Arts & Ideas Festival Highlights

Mark Morris Dance Group's new staging of the Handel opera "Acis and Galatea" and a world premiere by performance artist Taylor Mac will be among the highlights for the 20th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas to be held this June in New Haven. Morris' large-scale work will include a full production design, the Yale Collegium Orchestra, the Yale Choral Artists and vocal soloists. Performances will be June 18 and 19 at the Shubert Theatre. Conducted by Nicholas McGegan, singers will include soprano Yulia Van Doren, tenor Thomas Cooley, tenor Isaiah Bell and baritone Alexander Dobson. The New York-based Mac's new work commissioned by the festival...

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