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About the Journal

Since its inception in 1983, The Opera Quarterly has earned the enthusiastic praise of opera lovers and scholars alike for its engagement within the field of opera studies. In 2005, David J. Levin, a dramaturg at various opera houses and critical theorist at the University of Chicago, assumed the Executive Editorship of The Opera Quarterly, with the goal of extending the journal’s reputation as a rigorous forum for all aspects of opera and operatic production. Under David's and new executive editor Ryan Minor's stewardship, the journal is resituated squarely at the intersection of performance, theory, and history, with a purview encompassing
contemporary developments on the stage and in the academy.

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IBR (International Bibliography of Book Reviews)
IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature Covering All Fields of Knowledge)
Music Article Guide
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