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Friday, February 04, 2011

Spiritual Journey ...




I hesitated before deciding to see this opera. I knew the grim story would affect me. It was a rewarding and enriching experience. The music is haunting, and yes, reminiscent of Gershwin at times; the English libretto flowed well, which is not always the case, as English is not a terribly lyrical language; all the characters suffered in their individual ways, and the music carries us along to understanding all the varied points of view in a gentle, deep manner.

1 comment:

Osprey said...

It looks good.