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Gene Scheer in His Own Words

MICHAEL SLADE chats with one of contemporary opera's busiest and best librettists. 

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Scheer and Jake Heggie take a Moby-Dick curtain call at Dallas Opera, 2010
© Karen Almond 2014
What makes a successful libretto? The key is its ability to immediately and continually engage the audience; to be succinct while simultaneously creating a layered story and complex characters, leavin...

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