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Opera in the 20th century

The history of twentieth and twenty-first century opera. 2016A.

2016: Today, three iconic American composers pass in review: Jake Heggie, Louis Karchin and Lori Laitman. Economic supremacy also pervades culture. Successfully so.

In this episode, fragments from:

  • Jake Heggie- It’s a Wonderful Life
  • Louis Karchin ( picture )- Jane Eyre
  • Lori Laitman- The Scarlet Letter


More opera  and operetta productions from 2016:


Gerald Barry- Alice’s Adventure Under ground

Du Yun- Angel’s Bone

Missy Mazzoli- Breaking the Waves

Daniel Schnyder- Charlie Parker’s Yardbird

Bright Sheng- Dream of the Red Chamber

Thomas Ades- The Exterminating Angel

Gregory Spears- Fellow travelers

Elena Langer- Figaro gets a Divorce

Tarik O’Regan- Mata Hari

Emily Hall- Found and Lost

David T. Little- JFK

Sherry Woods- Mara: A Chamber Opera on Good and Evil

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