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Tag Archives: Mozart “The Marriage of Figaro”

YOU CAN’T KEEP A GOOD STORY (OR TRILOGY, EVEN) DOWN PART 1

CULTURAL TALES CAN lead to literary works, then be transformed into operas. The myths of Greek gods, for instance, led to The Oresteia, a trilogy of plays by Aeschylus in … Continue reading

July 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

KABUKI, SHAKESPEARE AND MOZART

AUBION BOWERS, known in Japan as the man who saved Kabuki theater, followed this up by writing a fascinating book on the topic of Japanese theater in general. Faubion Bowers, … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment