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Tag: William Shomos



Opera Premieres in Town Where Story Began

A plague of locusts, a bison stampede, a fatal shooting, an escape in the night. The 1873 founding of Cozad, Nebraska, by gambler John Cozad had plenty of melodrama for an opera. Nebraska’s Glenn Korff School of Music debuted “The Gambler’s Son,” an opera about Cozad’s ill-fated attempt to establish a preeminent metropolis on the […]