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Weekend Planner: Denyce Graves At Strathmore

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She's an international opera star but Denyce Graves grew up in Southwest Washington, where she says the sounds of opera were seldom heard. Graves is taking a moment between performances in Turkey, Poland and England to make a stop near home on Sunday, June 13th, the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. Stephanie Kaye speaks with Graves at her home in Bethesda about growing up in D.C.

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