My mad summer of opera, Part 3: Werther

Werther is, for me, a strange opera. It's full of beautiful music, it's all about tragic love, and yet if fails to thrill. It's based on Goethe's late 18th century novel The Sorrows of Young Werther, and simply tells the story of a young, comfortably off middle class man falling in love to for a … Continue reading My mad summer of opera, Part 3: Werther

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