Saturday, June 19, 2010

The Nightingale

Here is Igor Stravinsky's short opera based on a story by Hans Christian Andersen.
This a very striking and original production directed by Christian Chaudet.

I love living in the age of YouTube where discoveries like this are possible.

Ma Yuan, A Mountain Path in Spring, 13th century


Here are some illustrations to Andersen's story by Edmund Dulac from around 1911:

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