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Opera in the 20th century

The history of twentieth century opera.

The new millennium beckons. New productions are limited, but of high quality and very attractive. We come across a few familiar names as well as some new names. It gives us a glimpse of how the new milennium is going to look like.

In this episode parts from:
Elliott Carter (photo) – What’s Next
Louis Andriessen – Writing to Vermeer

Other opera and light opera productions from 1999 are:
Jonathan Dove – Tobias and the Angel
Philippe Boesmans – Wintermaerchen
Daron Hagen – Bandana
Luciano Berio – Cronoca del luogo
Solomon Epstein – The Dybbuk: An Opera in Yiddish
John Harbison – The Great Gatsby
David Blake – Scoring a Century
John Corigiano – Vocalise
Daniel Catán – Salsipuedes: a Tale of Love, War and Anchovies
Aulis Sallinen – King Lear
Minoru Miki – Genji monogatari (The Tale of Genji; 源氏物語)
Peter Maxwell Davies – Mr Emmet Takes a Walk
Alexander Goehr – Kantan and Damask Drum



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