[ilds] Breaking News! | Opera setting of Durrell's Sappho

James Gifford james.d.gifford at gmail.com
Mon Oct 29 09:26:18 PDT 2012


And I should add, there's a beautifully done biography on LD by Charles 
Sligh in the album's notes:

http://www.toccataclassics.com/liner_notes/TOCC0154_5-cd-notes.pdf

Bravo Charles!!

The complete libretto is included in the booklet as well.

Best,
James

On 29/10/12 9:20 AM, James Gifford wrote:
> Hello all,
>
> As Charles Sligh has just reported on the Durrell2012 Twitter feed,
> Peggy Glanville-Hick's opera /Sappho/, which used Durrell's libretto,
> has been released on CD and is being broadcast on ABC Classic FM at
> 7:00pm, Sun 04 Nov 2012:
>
>   http://www.toccataclassics.com/cddetail.php?CN=TOCC0154_5
>
>   http://www.abc.net.au/classic/content/2012/11/04/3620327.htm
>
> This is a marvelous project to see come to fruition, and I hope those
> who were in London this summer will remember Mark Morris' very fine
> discussion of Durrell's plays, which ended by considering
> Glanville-Hicks' setting of /Sappho/.
>
> Brava to Jennifer Condo for her astonishing accomplishment!
>
> All best,
> James


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