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Opera in the 20th century

fri 1 may 2020 04:00 

The history of twentieth century opera. 2002B.

2002: Modernisme comes back to reaching for the past. And often times this is the case; however, in 2002 there were also those who decided to start with a clean slate and do their own thing.

In this episode fragments from:

  • Steve Reich- Three Tales: Dolly
  • Rodian Shchedrin (see picture)- The Enchanted Wanderer (Очарованный странник)


Other opera’s and operetta’s from 2002 are:

  • Philip Glass- Galileo Galilei
  • Moya Henderson- Lindy
  • Paul Grabowsky- Love in the Age of Therapy
  • Nicholas Maw- Sophie’s Choice
  • Tan Dun- Tea: A Mirror of Soul
  • Lam Bun-Ching- Wenji: Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute
  • Salvatore Sciarrino- MacBeth


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