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Carl Maria von Weber

Premiered in Vienna in 1823, Carl Maria von Weber’s sumptuous and subtle score broke new ground as one of the first operas to replace spoken dialogue with continuous, through-composed music. Kevin Newbury’s strikingly imaginative production from the 2014 Bard SummerScape features a superb cast accompanied eloquently by the American Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Leon Botstein.

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