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  1. ELEKTRA and CARRIE

    Birgit Nilsson as Elektra, 1960's

    Elektra and Carrie


    In April 1988 the musical version of Stephen King’s Carrie began a chaotic series of previews at Broadway’s Virginia Theatre; it never opened officially and for years was best remembered from author Ken Mendelbaum’s descriptions of it in his funny, insightful study of failed Broadway musicals, Not Since Carrie (1991). According to Mendelbaum, Carrie
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    Updated Apr-22-2019 at 19:20 by Bellinilover

    Tags: musicals, opera
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    Classical Music , Non-Classical Music , Opera
  2. Salvatore Sciarrino: Luci mie traditrici on CD

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    Luci mie traditrice, Opera in due atti, premiered in 1998, sung in Italian (short prologue sung in French)
    Music by Salvatore Sciarrino (1947- )
    Libretto by Salvatore Sciarrino, after Il Tradimento per L'Onore, by Giacinto Andrea Cicognini, 1664, and an eulogy by Claude Le Jeune, 1608

    Studio recording, done in Vienna, November 14 and 15, 2000
    Conductor: Beat Furrer
    Orchestra:
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