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Dramatic Ambitions

In today's programme Donald Macleod is joined once again by Marcia Citron and Karen Henson. They consider the events and music which inspired Holmès to write four operas, culminating in the mounting of her opera La Montagne Noire at the Paris Opéra. In contrast, after writing a successful ballet early in her career and despite two attempts at writing an opera, Chaminade never completed a work in either genre thereafter.

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Wed 16 Oct 2013 18:30

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