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Wrenshall news: Students find magic in a traveling opera


October 25, 2019

Jules Massenet’s “Cendrillon” or, as we now know it, “Cinderella,” first debuted at the National Theater of the Opéra Comique in Paris in 1899. On Monday, it was performed in the Wrenshall School commons for a raucous crowd of grade-schoolers by Little Opera of the North, presented by Lyric Opera of the North’s Little Loon program.

“This was totally different from the movie,” exclaimed one awestruck student after the performance. “There was real magic … and the prince actually sang in this one.”

The Little Opera of the North is in its fifth season, and this is the fou...

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