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King Priamlocked

  • Geraint Lewis

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Opera in three acts by Michael Tippett to his own libretto after Homer’s Iliad; Coventry, Belgrade Theatre (Royal Opera, Covent Garden), 29 May 1962.

King Priam (1958–61), Tippett’s second opera, was in many respects a carefully considered reaction to The Midsummer Marriage...

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