Classical Classroom

Classical Classroom, Episode 20: Pt 2 of 2! Nixon in China & John Adams & minimalist opera (oh my!) with Michael Remson

Hear the second part of our conversation with composer, author, educator, and Executive Director of the American Festival for the Arts, Dr. Michael Remson, about John Adams' minimalist opera, Nixon in China! In this episode: Act 2, wherein we meet the ladies. You don't want to miss Mme. Mao yelling, opera-style.


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Audio production by Todd “the Toddler” Hulslander, with management oversight by Mr. Torey Malatia. JK! It was Dacia Clay.

Music used in this episode includes:

– John Adams, Nixon in China, Act 1. Libretto by Alice Goodman, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Edo De Waart conducting. Nonesuch 79177.