13 Aug 2007
Producers howl over sound cut out by MP3 compression
Raphaela Papadakis seems to like ‘playing with fire’. After her acclaimed performance as the put-upon maid, Anna, in Independent Opera’s production of Šimon Voseček’s Beidermann and the Arsonists at Sadler’s Wells last year, she is currently rehearsing for the premiere this week of And London Burned, a new opera by Matt Rogers which has been commissioned by Temple Music Foundation to commemorate the 350th anniversary of The Great Fire of London.
By JOEL SELVIN [San Francisco Chronicle, 13 August 2007]
Whether you know it or not, that compact disc you just copied to your MP3 player is only partially there.