Concert review: L'arietta finds its match in fun opera Speed Dating Tonight!

Akiko Otao (left) and Natasha Michella Da Costa in Speed Dating Tonight! by L'arietta. PHOTO: JAMIE CHAN
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American composer and librettist Michael Ching's Speed Dating Tonight! (2013) might just be the most relevant and topical opera of our times.

Its Asian premiere last weekend, a production by home-grown opera company L'arietta, was a minor miracle in itself.

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