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Death of Klinghoffer, Thelocked

  • Laura Macy

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Opera in prologue and two acts by John Adams to a libretto by Alice Goodman based on historical events surrounding the hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro in 1985; Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels, 19 March 1991.

The première was conducted by Kent Nagano, with James Maddalena as the Captain, Sanford Sylvan as Klinghoffer, Thomas Hammons as both the First Officer and ‘Rambo’ and Stephanie Friedman as Omar....

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