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News - WebNotes Winter '08: Lee Hoiby on Barber
On January 15, 2009,
Antony and Cleopatra
returns to the Metropolitan Opera in New York. This occasion marks the first full production of the work at the MET since its premiere in 1966, when it was commissioned to mark the opening of the company's new hall at Lincoln Center.
In this unique audio portrait, composer
talks about his friendship with Samuel Barber - cultivated while he was a student at the Curtis institute in Philadelphia - and his involvement in the creation of the score.
Lee Hoiby on Barber's 'Antony and Cleopatra'
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