Sunday, November 29, 2009

Opera has a lot of great 'What If' projects. Beethoven planned an opera on Faust, Verdi on King Lear, Mendelssohn wanted to do a Ring opera thirty years before the premiere of the Ring Cycle, Brahms had planned an untitled project with Turgenev as the librettist, Mahler was said to have considered setting Dostoevsky,

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