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Stage Works

John Adams is perhaps best known for his operas, which are usually based on topical events and real people, and some of which have sparked controversy. In the last of this week's programmes, Adams talks to Donald Macleod about his stage works. He discusses his feelings about the furore over the first performances of The Death of Klinghoffer more than 20 years ago, the kind of subjects he considers suitable for operatic treatment, and whether he will write another one.

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Fri 7 Sep 2012 18:30

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