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Subject: 20th Century Repertoire
From: James Jorden <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Sat, 21 Mar 1998 17:44:45 -0600
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Pierre M. Bellemare wrote:

> That one is not difficult : there are NO operas (NOT ONE!) which had
> their premiere in this century and which have so far become part of the
> standard repertoire of any opera company, large or small, anywhere in the
> world.

The following operas feature prominently in the "standard repertoire":

Tosca
Turandot
Adriana Lecouvreur
Salome
Elektra
Der Rosenkavalier
Pelleas et Melisande
Louise
Les Dialogues des Carmelites
The Rake's Progress
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk
Peter Grimes
Billy Budd
Jenufa
Katya Kabanova
The Makropulos Affair
Vixen Sharp-Ears
Bluebeard's Castle
Porgy and Bess
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Wozzeck
Lulu

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james jorden
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