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- A system for presenting opera, whereby each production is cast separately and has a brief but intensive run of performances.
2008 June 4, Anthony Tommasini, “In Charting Its Future, City Opera Chooses an Adventurous Path”, New York Times:
- Again, for New York to have a stagione house is an interesting departure.
stagione f (plural stagioni)
- season (quarter of a year, part of year with something special)
- la stagione calda - hot weather