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Subject: Fwd: Has "Samson et Dalila" gone the way of "Mignon"
From: Ron Magnuson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Ron Magnuson <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 14 Oct 2016 21:50:44 -0400

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> Begin forwarded message:
> From: DK Conn <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: Has "Samson et Dalila" gone the way of "Mignon"
> Date: October 13, 2016 at 10:34:29 PM EDT
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Reply-To: DK Conn <[log in to unmask]>
> "Proserpine" was broadcast live from the Prinzregententheater on 9 October
> and is available to hear on demand for 1 week on BR-Klassik.

I rather liked this rarely performed opera from the composer of Samson et Dalila.  It is much more unified than S & D as it skillfully incorporates Leitmotiven, lovely melodies and engaging harmonies.  Veronique Gens is stunning as the eponymous anti-heroine.
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