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.
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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