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Shakespeare at the Opera

Synopsis
Radio broadcast. Tenor and broadcaster Wynne Evans explores the influence of Shakespeare in the operatic world. The programme looks at the lesser-known works in addition to Verdi and Britten: Wagner set Measure for Measure as Das Liebesverbot, Bruch wrote an opera Hermione based on A Winter’s Tale, and Holst turned King Henry IV into At the Boar’s Head.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Radio
Transmission details
at 19:00 (Channel: Classic FM)
Duration
60 mins
Availability
No distributor known

Credits

Contributor
Wynne Evans

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
opera; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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