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GIUSEPPE PENNISI takes a sniff
at Shostakovich's 'The Nose'

 

The Nose by Dmitri Shostakovich is performed less often than it should be, even though there is now a revival outside the Russian Federation. In the last two years, I reviewed a high tech production seen in Aix-en-Provence, Lyon and New York and soon reaching La Scala [The Quality of Mercy, 14 July 2011] and the traditional low cost but effective Moscow Chamber Opera staging [Full of Irony, 26 February 2011]. The former is an international production signed by William Kentridge and by very well known conductors (eg Kazushi Onu)...

Copyright © 3 February 2013 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH

THE NOSE

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