Opera
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Genius or headstrong?

Interview with Kent Nagano

By Solène Souriau 25 February 2022

© Vincent Pontet / OnP

On the occasion of the premiere of A Quiet Place at the Palais Garnier, conductor Kent Nagano looks back on his discussions with Leonard Bernstein about the work and the musical forms with which the composer experimented. He also discusses the universal theme of family conflict running through the opera.  

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