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Dangerous Crossing

DAVID J. BAKER looks at The Passenger, the harrowing 1968 opera by Mieczyslaw Weinberg that has its U.S. premiere this month at Houston Grand Opera.

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David Pountney's production of The Passenger at English National Opera, 2011
© Catherine Ashmore 2014
Mieczyslaw Weinberg's opera The Passenger is a complex Holocaust story that avoids sensationalism and probes the psychology both of the henchmen who rationalize and prevaricate about their guilt and o...

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Current Issue: September 2014 — VOL. 79, NO. 3