Lyric sets world premiere of new opera based on Ann Patchett novel for 2015-16 season

Lyric sets world premiere of new opera based on Ann Patchett novel for 2015-16 season. Ann Patchett's writing can be best described as lyrical.  I have voraciously read all five of her novels beginning with Bel Canto years ago.  Based in Nashville, Patchett has the ability to transport her reader to exotic and remote locations:  the Amazon (State of [...]