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At her best Clarke has an uncanny ability to elicit vivid emotional imagery with poetic simplicity, and here she shines: rejected lover Paola Styron, "The Lady with the Lapdog," pathetically slides on her belly toward George de la Pena after he spurns her.
He rouses himself to rhapsodize about Olivia (Kyra Sedgwick), the countess who spurns his advances while she mounts her perhaps overbeloved brother.
Turandot,'' the Puccini opera about a Chinese princess who spurns love, is scheduled to be performed in the Forbidden City in Beijing Sept.