Marc Eliot Stein

Lost Music: Exploring Literary Opera

An exciting new podcast by Marc Eliot Stein of Literary Kicks. Why is opera relevant today? This sometimes-lost art form hides a fascinating, vibrant world. In our first episode, we discuss whether Verdi's Otello is better than Shakespeare's Othello, whether Othello had PTSD, and what it means that Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro is an Italian opera by a German Austrian and a Venetian Jew based on a French play that takes place in Spain.  Welcome to the first episode of Lost Music: Exploring Literary Opera!

An exciting new podcast by Marc Eliot Stein of Literary Kicks. Why is opera relevant today? This sometimes-lost art form hides a fascinating, vibrant world. In our first episode, we discuss whether Verdi's Otello is better than Shakespeare's Othello, whether Othello had PTSD, and what it means that Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro is an Italian opera by a German Austrian and a Venetian Jew based on a French play that takes place in Spain. Welcome to the first episode of Lost Music: Exploring Literary Opera!

Episodes: 10

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Don Quichotte and Dulcinee

Duration: 56 min

Figaro and Cherubino

Duration: 48 min

A Mermaid and a Baguette

Duration: 1 hr 1 min

Figaro and Rosina

Duration: 42 min

Macbeth and Lady Macbeth

Duration: 45 min

Fidelio and Napoleon

Duration: 41 min

Wotan and Brunnhilde

Duration: 1 hr 25 min

Orpheus and Eurydice

Duration: 1 hr 6 min

Fiordiligi and Nicola

Duration: 54 min

Otello and Desdemona

Duration: 38 min

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