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Work: Phaedra

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ComposerHenze, Hans Werner (1926-2012)
Period20th century
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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A sensitive and stylish new production of Phaedra

Hongni Wu (Phaedra) © ROH | Bill Cooper
A post-mortem fantasy that’s as compelling as it is confusing.
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Stunning Outcome for OCP with Challenging 'Phaedra'

One great advantage of premiering an opera in the United States is that audiences can’t compare productions and casts of past performances and find you lacking. One major disadvantage is that the audience has little or no fluency with the work and may struggle to comprehend its meaning and significance. With the U.S.
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