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“The Pearl Fishers: Bizet and Orientalism”

Opera Prelude Lecture Series 2017

Venue: Caversham Room at Cadogan Hall

Performers

Lewis Gaston
Callie Gaston
soprano
Alex Haigh
tenor

A lecture on Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers (1863), a work from relatively early in his career where he first uses many of the techniques that later became his hallmark. It was the first of his operas to be set in an exotic land where the opera’s music simply oozes ‘orientalism’.

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Concert Duration:
approx. 2 hours

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