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GREGORY MOOMJY discusses docu-opera,
bad language, taboo subjects and negative reviews
in the context of Mark-Anthony Turnage's 'Anna Nicole'

 

Despite being at death's door, New York City Opera can claim a major contribution to the current opera season. It brought Mark-Anthony Turnage's brash new opera Anna Nicole to the Brooklyn Academy of Music for its US premiere. Unfortunately, the reviews for this groundbreaking work have been mixed. As a critic, I understand the importance of negative reviews as it's a critic's duty to express a negative opinion if the occasion warrants it...

Copyright © 2 October 2013 Gregory Moomjy,
New York City, USA

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MARK-ANTHONY TURNAGE

NEW YORK CITY OPERA

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