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A Deep Dive into Poul Ruders' THE HANDMAID'S TALE: Part II

Mar 30, 2019 9:00:00 AM
By Laura Stanfield Prichard posted in living composers, living librettists, Dissenters & Rebels, 2018/19 Season, #handmaidsBLO, Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid's Tale

Musicologist and writer Laura Stanfield Prichard takes a deep dive into The Handmaid's Tale by Poul Ruders, in Part Two of this two-part series.
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Schoenberg in...Hollywood?

Nov 15, 2018 11:42:59 AM
By Joseph Auner posted in living composers, living librettists, world premiere, Identity, 2018/19 Season, #HollywoodBLO, Schoenberg

The title of Tod Machover’s new opera, Schoenberg in Hollywood, will likely be reframed as a question by many audience members, e.g. “Schoenberg in Hollywood?” What could the inventor of the musical revolutions of atonality and twelve-tone music possibly have to do with Hollywood?
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Get to Know JULIAN GRANT and MARK CAMPBELL

Oct 25, 2017 12:57:34 PM
By Lacey Upton posted in living composers, new works, 2017/18 Season, Burke & Hare, #BurkeBLO, living librettists

You’ve read their official bios, but who are Julian Grant and Mark Campbell, really? Read on for fun facts about the composer and librettist of Burke & Hare.
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