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24 Oct 2011

Oedipe, La Monnaie, Brussels

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/27a154c0-fe28-11e0-bac4-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1c0MJ4NlZ

By Francis Carlin [Financial Times, 24 October 2011]

Oratorio or opera? Enescu’s only work for the stage is such a fascinating score that the question seems of secondary importance. First performed at the Paris Opera in 1936 and very rarely heard since, Oedipe is Enescu’s musical testament, a richly harmonised compendium of tradition and modernity.

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