Tuesday, October 16, 2007

No Current Time For Research, But Briefly Noted Nonetheless: Three New Operas On The Horizon For Later In 2008

Sir Harrison Birtwistle and David Harsent's "The Minotaur" for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in 2008.

Yannis Kyiakides's "Ocean of Rain," an opera commissioned by Britain's 2008 Aldeburgh Festival.

Paul Moravec and Ted Kooser's "Blizzard Voices," an opera commissioned by Opera Omaha is scheduled to receive its world premiere in 2008.

"Shipweck of the Minotaur" by J. M. W. Turner, oil on canvas, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon.

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Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. With thanks.


J.M.W. Turner at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. October 1, 2007 to January 6, 2008.


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