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Opera in the 20th century

The history of twentieth century opera. 2009B.

2009: we have selected four completely different composers and operas for this year. It’s a perfect reflection of the opera landscape of the year 2009. There is an increasing number of orders of these works, though that is not necessarily a good idea. But we shall absolutely enjoy it…

In this episode fragments from:

  • Philippe Boesmans – Yvonne Princess of Burgundy
  • Rufus Wainwright (picture) – Prima Donna


Other opera and operetta productions from 2009 are:

  • André Previn- Brief Encounter
  • Philip Glass- Kepler
  • Tom Wiggall- Alban
  • Vyacheslav Kryglik- The Carriage
  • Harrison Birtwistle- The Corridor
  • Serge Noskov- Kuratov
  • Svetlana Nesterova- The Lawsuit
  • Paul Moravec- The Letter
  • Thanapoon Sirichang- The Lunch Box
  • Barbara Harbach- O Pioneers!
  • Richard Einhorn- The Origin
  • Andrew Ford- Rembrandt’s Wife
  • Curtis H. Hughes- Say It Ain’t So, Joe
  • Stephen Schwartz- Séance on a Wet Afternoon
  • Anastasia Bespalova- Shponka and his Aunt
  • Hao Weiya- A Village Teacher (山村女教师)
  • Bo Holten- The visit of the royal physician
  • Lei Lei- Xi Shi
  • Julian Philips- The Yellow Sofa
  • Thomas Pasatieri- The family room
  • Alexander Goehr- Promised End
  • Leon Jessel- Treffpunkt Tegernsee
  • Minoru Miki- The Happy Pagoda (幸せのパゴダ)
  • Anthony Davis- Lilith
  • Michael Nyman- Sparkie
  • Daron Hagen- Amelia


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