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Never a Dull Moment

Jules Massenet's 'Cendrillon' live in high definition
from New York Metropolitan Opera
impresses MARIA NOCKIN

 

Jules Massenet's Cendrillon is a French opera on the Cinderella theme. Somewhat closer to the American version of the story than Rossini's La Cenerentola, its Fairy Godmother is a wonderful coloratura role. In Cendrillon the Stepmother is a role for a comedienne and Prince Charming is a trouser role for a mezzo-soprano...

Copyright © 13 May 2018 Maria Nockin,
Arizona USA

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