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Classic goes ‘Beast’ mode: Opera Parallèle stages Cocteau-Glass fairy tale with SFJAZZ

Fairy tales do happen, and such was the case this week when Opera Parallèle partnered with SFJAZZ Center to present Philip Glass’s evocative chamber opera “La Belle et la Bête” (“Beauty and the Beast”). Glass’s opera is a tribute to Jean Cocteau’s 1946 film, an operatic adventure in which Glass replaced the original film score […]