Martin Mayer on Opera

May 1975
New Republic;5/31/75, Vol. 172 Issue 22, p25
Presents information related to the opera "Benvenuto Cellini," by Hector Berlioz. Premiere of the opera in Boston in May 1975; Use of professional orchestra in the chorus in the opera to make excitement in the music; Presentation of the opera in the Orpheum Theater in Boston; Performance of the characters in the opera; Report that French music had always been rhythmically more complicated than other music.


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