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Opera in the 20th century

The history of twentieth century opera.

1998 is a year with many beautiful new opera productions. As usual, we choose music from some of the lesser-known productions. Do the names Jonathan Dove or Irmin Schmidt ring a bell? No? All the more reason to join us on our search.

In this episode fragments from:

Salvatore Sciarrino (photo)- Luci mie traditrici

Philip Glass- Monsters of Grace


Other opera and light opera prodcutions from 1998 are:

Jonathan Dove-Flight

Irmin Schmidt- Gormenghast

James Rolfe- Beatrice Chancy

Hans Gefors- Clara

Constantine Koukias- The Divine Kiss

Gavin Bryars- Doctor Ox’s Experiment

Tobias Picker- Fantastic Mr. Ox

Paula M. Kimper- Patience and Sarah

Peter Sellars-The Peony Pavilion

Heinz Holliger- Schneewitchen

André Previn-A Streetcar named Desire

Péter Eötvös- Tri sestry (the three sisters)

Toshio Hosokawa- Vision of Lear


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