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Opera in the 20th century

The history of twentieth century opera. 2005A.

2005: I think it’s safe to say that 2005 was a fruitful year for opera. We see some familiar faces like John Adams and Philip Glass, but also a bunch of new talent. And most of it was put on CD, so get ready.

In this episode fragments from:

  • Michael Nyman- Love Counts
  • Gerald Barry (foto)- The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
  • Roger Waters- Ça Ira

 

Other opera and operetta productions from 2005 are:

  • Lorin Maazel- 1984
  • Tobias Picker- An American Tragedy
  • Judith Weir- Armida
  • Leonid Desyatnikov- The children of Rosenthal
  • Lorenzo Ferrero- La Conquista
  • John Adams- Doctor Atomic
  • Damon Ferrante- Jefferson & Poe
  • Philippe Boesmans- Julie
  • Mark Adamo- Lysistrata
  • Richard Danielpour- Margaret Garner
  • Loris Tjknavorian- Rostam and Sohrab
  • Roger Scruton- Violet
  • Philip Glass- Waiting for the Barbarians
  • Jing Xiang- Eight Women Jump Into the River
  • Azio Corghi- Il dissoluto assolto
  • Daron hagen- The Antient Concert
  • Minoru Miki- Ai-en (愛 怨)
  • Ned Rorum- Our Time

 

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