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Opera in the 20th century

2006: Many beautiful opera but relatively few recordings. We do see a number of new names, though.


In this episode fragments from:

  • Rodion Sjtsjedrin- Boyarina Morozova
  • Detlev Glanert-(foto)- Caligula


Other opera and operetta productions from 2006 are:

  • Kaija Saariaho- Adriana Mater
  • Somtow Sucharitkul- Ayohya
  • Robert Xavier Rodriguez- La Curandera
  • Salvatore Sciarrino- Da gelo a gelo (From one frost to the next)
  • Jonathan Dove- The Enchanted Pig
  • Tan Dun- The Enchanted Emperor
  • John Adams- A Flowering Tree
  • Ernst Mahle- O Garatuja
  • Stephen Hartke- The Greater Good, or the Passion of the Boule de Suif
  • Jonathan Dove- Man on the Moon
  • Jorge Antunes- Olga
  • Ned Rorem- Our Town
  • Joseph Turrin- The Scarecrow
  • John Lunn- Tangier Tattoo
  • Matthew King- Das Babylon Experiment
  • Lowell Liebermann- Miss Lonelyhearts
  • Wolfgang Rihm- Da Gehege
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