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The Essay, A Passion for Opera Episode guide

  1. Michael Chance

    5/5 Countertenor Michael Chance describes the challenge of being an opera singer on the road.

    First broadcast: 04 Jun 2010

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  2. Ashutosh Khandekar

    4/5 Ashutosh Khandekar recounts his entry into the opera world through student opera.

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2010

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  3. Robert Thicknesse

    3/5 Critic Robert Thicknesse explains why he has fallen out of love with opera.

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2010

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  4. Matt Peacock

    2/5 Matt Peacock reflects on how opera can transform the lives of homeless people.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2010

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  5. Tom Sutcliffe

    1/5 Critic Tom Sutcliffe argues that opera's intimacy lies at the core of its effectiveness.

    First broadcast: 31 May 2010

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