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02 February 2018

Ep. 53: The Mute Girl of Portici

This week’s unknown opera is a quintessential example of the French Grand Opera style. In addition to being perhaps the only opera in which the title character doesn’t sing, La Muette de Portici is credited for igniting political riots that ultimately led to the forming of the country of Belgium. Crazy, right?!

 

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