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Review: Alagna's debut as French poet disappoints

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NEW YORK (AP) — The title role of Giordano's 1896 opera, "Andrea Chenier," has long appealed to tenors because of the fervent lyricism and heroic thrust of its showpiece arias and duets. Both Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti sang it at the Metropolitan Opera, and before them it was a vehicle for stars like Beniamino Gigli, Richard Tucker and Mario del Monaco. On Sunday, Roberto Alagna...