Entertaining With Science

Opera: ‘Science Fair: An Opera With Experiments’

Hai-Ting Chinn Photo by Austin Hughes

It’s a fair. A science fair. “Science Fair: An Opera With Experiments,” starring Hai-Ting Chinn, a mezzo soprano with perfect diction who has sung Mozart, Purcell, Glass and now Schickele. That’s her husband, Matthew Schickele, son of Peter Schickele — you know, the fellow who can actually play notes on a garden hose. 

The opera’s libretto was written by a variety of physicists, astronomers, physicians, a neurologist and a biologist. 

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