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Martha Graham, who died in 1991, famously plundered the literature of ancient Greece and nineteenth-century America to find subjects for her great modern dances. But leave it to the teenage Gotham Chamber Opera to marry William Shakespeare, Henry Purcell, and contemporary Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho with four members of the Martha Graham Dance Company, in service of a new work by Italian choreographer Luca Veggetti — up in Central Park at the Metropolitan Museum. Veggetti directs The Tempest Songbook, a lyrical interpretation of the Bard’s last play, which has video by French multimedia artist Jean-Baptiste Barrière and musical performances by soprano Jennifer Zetlan, baritone Thomas Richards, and an ensemble playing period instruments.

March 27-29, 7 p.m., 2015

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