Music and Vision homepage Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.

 

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A Short Bittersweet Opera

Stravinsky's 'A Soldier's Tale',
heard by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

L'Histoire du soldat by Igor Stravinsky is a masterpiece. It is also standard fare in Rome. In the last few years, there have been productions by the Teatro dell'Opera, the Accademia Filarmonica Romana, by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma and even by the Teatro di Roma, which imported a questionable staging by Peter Sellars, performed the work in English and interpolated additional music by Stravinsky to fill the evening...

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Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.