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Posted: July 25, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Tosca opening
Julie Green, director of development for the

College of Visual and Performing Arts

(CVPA), and William Reeder, CVPA dean,

pose in front of the new Oriental

Performing Arts Center in Shanghai, where

Tosca was the debut performance. The

International Opera Alliance, spearheaded

by Reeder and Virginia Opera’s artistic

director Peter Mark, launched July 1 with

the opening of the center’s Opera House

and the Tosca production, conducted

by Mark.
Opening night of Tosca
Dean Reeder, far left, at Tosca’s opening night reception with (from left) Dan Saunders, assistant conductor of Virginia Opera; Joseph Bascetta, international opera stage director; Peter Mark, Virginia Opera artistic director; Handel Lee of the law firm King and Wood and Arts@Mason board member; and Doug Whipple, entrepreneur and Arts@Mason board member. Below, the arts center.
Arts Center in Shanghai

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