Alden, David

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Alden, David (b NY, 1949). Amer. opera producer. Brit. début Glasgow (Scottish Opera) 1979, NY Met début 1980, Santa Fe 1983, Los Angeles 1988. Some of his prods. are controversially radical, e.g. Mazeppa (1984), Simon Boccanegra (1987), A Masked Ball (1989), and Ariodante (1993), all for ENO.