New opera suffers many cuts


Cosmetic surgery gets the operatic treatment in a new commission by Opera North. Skin Deep has music by David Sawer and a libretto by comedy writer Armando Iannucci. The BBC website, from which my image is taken, has a slideshow and commentary. Modern opera with a more relevant message here.

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