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Opera

A lost opera from the most powerful musician you’ve never heard of: La ville morte reviewed

14 March 2020

9:00 AM

14 March 2020

9:00 AM

La ville morte

Gothenburg Opera, Sweden

Susanna

Linbury Theatre, in rep until 14 March

Who was the most influential figure in 20th-century classical music? Stravinsky? Pierre Boulez? What about Bernstein or Britten? John Cage or Karlheinz Stockhausen? Powerful public figures all. But there’s a case to be made for a very different kind of character — less king than kingmaker, a musical éminence grise.With

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