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Nico Muhly’s opera, Two Boys was recorded live during the Metropolitan Opera’s 2013 production with conductor David Robertson and director Bartlett Sher, featuring mezzo-soprano Alice Coote and tenor Paul Appleby. The opera, featuring a libretto by award-winning playwright Craig Lucas, is loosely based on true events and follows a lonely detective whose investigation of a seemingly simple crime draws her into a complex web of online intrigue. The New Yorker praised Two Boys as a “bighearted, fearless work.” BBC Music Magazine lauds “Muhly’s radiant post-minimalistic score.” The Independent on Sunday calls it "enthralling." Opera magazine says this "excellent" recording confirms "the arrival on the operatic scene of a mature and striking new compositional voice."