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09 Feb 2009

Werner Herzog takes opera into a whole new aria

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/opera/4540003/Werner-Herzog-takes-opera-into-a-whole-new-aria.html

Rupert Christiansen [Daily Telegraph, 6 February 2009]

Werner Herzog’s latest movie lasts about five minutes, and makes an unexpected marriage between an obscure people in south-west Ethiopia and a love duet by Puccini. Ask him what the match means and all you will get is his quiet sphinx-like smile: he wants its implications to work over you like a poem.

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