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"Amahl and the Night Visitors," written for 1950s TV, is one of the sweetest treats of the Christmas season. The one-act opera by Gian Carlo Menotti tells of a little disabled shepherd boy who opens the door one night to behold the Three Kings, on their way to worship the newborn Jesus in Bethlehem. He and his mother welcome the Kings inside, and end up experiencing a Chri…