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It’s that time of year again: The 2019 Tiny Desk Contest is now open! And WOSU wants to see as many Ohio bands entering as we possibly can.

Despite being one of the first and oldest forms of popular music, opera sometimes struggles to connect with 21st century audiences. However, Anthony Roth Costanzo is breaking down the genre's stodgy stereotype and making opera more accessible — taking his distinctive sound to the masses, from a sixth-grade classroom in the Bronx to NPR's own Tiny Desk.