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10 Nov 2006

Porgy and Bess

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/reviews/story/0,,1944489,00.html

Michael Billington [Guardian, 10 November 2006]

Opera or musical? A piece of low-life realism or racial condescension? Arguments have raged about George and Ira Gershwin's Porgy and Bess; but, if Trevor Nunn's lovingly detailed revival proves anything, it is that the work itself is an intriguing period-piece rather than a timeless classic.

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