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Review of Werther

Review of Werther by Leslie Jones Werther, drame lyrique in four acts, music by Jules Massenet, libretto by Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and George Hartmann, after Goethe’s novel Die Leiden des Jungen Werthers, orchestra of the Royal Opera House conducted by … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES Manon, Jules Massenet; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 14 January 2014 As Christopher Anthony Meade has aptly but inelegantly observed, in opera we get the most beautiful music “allied with the greatest drivel ever to escape from the twisted mind of … Continue reading

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