Composers: George Benjamin
Compositions:  Lessons in Love and Violence
Performers:Stéphane Degout bar , Barbara Hannigan s , Orchestra of the Royal Opera House/George Benjamin
Catalogue Number:Opus Arte OA1221D (DVD) OABD7199D (Blu-ray)

When George Benjamin’s Written on Skin premiered in 2012 it triggered a wave. A setting of a libretto by Martin Crimp, it proved that rara avis , a hit contemporary opera subsequently staged all around the world. His first operatic work, 2006’s Into the Little Hill to another Crimp libretto, was well-received in...

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