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Subject: Re: Death in Venice
From: Wendell Eatherly <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Wendell Eatherly <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:34:12 -0500
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MDW's experience is the same as mine, though I've never been lucky enough to see it live. 
Listening to the 1994 broadcast on Sirius a couple of weeks ago, I was struck again with the 
beauty and terror of the work.

On Sat, 18 Nov 2017 22:05:18 -0500, Max D. Winter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>On the contrary, "Death in Venice" is a profound and moving work, the late fruits of one of 
the 
>great composers of the 20th century.
>
>I attended the Metropolitan Opera premiere of "Death in Venice" in October 1974 (with 
Peter 
>Pears as Aschenbach and John Shirley-Quirk as the Seven Nemeses).  I can't say that I 
liked 
>it much then, but I was nevertheless very impressed by the opera, and the music and 
staging 
>remain vividly in my memory.   With greater experience and maturity in the years since 
then, 
>I have come to appreciate "Death in Venice" for the masterpiece that it is.
>
>MDW

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