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The international team that make up the acclaimed Gertrude Opera presents a modernised performance of Benjamin Britten’s Church Parable , moulding it to a contemporary tale about the ill-treatment of a...
Puccini’s Madama Butterfly might be the pinnacle of Japonisme , the intense but short-lived fetish of all things Japanese that swamped the West at the turn of the 20th century. Easy to dismiss these...
He’s probably the most famous cad in Western culture, and almost unique in his total lack of remorse. Even the Vicomte de Valmont repents in the end of Les Liaisons Dangereuses. Not Don Giovanni [Teddy...
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