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Opera Snaps

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Critic and writer Hilary Finch looks at the influence of Shakespeare on Verdi’s Rigoletto.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
7 Feb 2004 at 20:50 (Channel: BBC Radio 3)
Duration
15 mins

Credits

Contributor
Hilary Finch

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Verdi, Giuseppe (1813-1901)

Notes

History
The programme was broadcast between Acts 2 and 3 of a LIVE FROM THE MET production of Rigoletto.

Archive

Name

British Library Sound Archive

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