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Today: opera Mamzer

this morning (friday 15th), 8.51-8.56am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“A most unusual opera is being staged this week at the Hackney Empire … it puts in an operatic setting music inspired by the prayers and the texts sung by a cantor in a synagogue. Unusual too because the story is about life in the closed world of a Hasidic community in New York.”

including contributions from

• bbc reporter james naughtie
• composer na’ama zisser
• cantor netanel hershtik
(see also https://theartsdesk.com/opera/mamzer-bastard-royal-opera-hackney-empire-inert-hasidic-music-drama)
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