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George Benjamin on his opera Written on Skin: ‘We emphasize the unnatural’

George Benjamin (1960) is composer in focus of the coming Holland Festival. Apart from the Dutch premiere of his recent opera ‘Lessons in Love & Violence’ there’s a semi-staged performance of ‘Written on Skin’. Benjamin composed this highly successful opera in … Continue reading

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Written on Skin bij De Nederlandse Opera

Afgelopen juli beleefde de opera Written on Skin van de Britse componist George Benjamin zijn wereldpremière in het Festival van Aix-en-Provence. Publiek en pers waren laaiend enthousiast en sommige critici meenden dat dit de beste opera is van de afgelopen twintig jaar. … Continue reading

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