Hartke: The Greater Good - Andrew Wentzel (bass baritone); Caroline Worra (soprano); Christian Reiner (tenor); Christine Abraham (mezzo-soprano);...
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Naxos' release of Glimmerglass Opera's production of Stephen Hartke's The Greater Good, or The Passion of Boule de Suif, is an important contribution to the archive of recorded American opera. The opera, with a fine libretto by Philip Littell and based on a short story by Guy de Maupassant, received its premiere in summer 2006. The plot is essentially very simple: in the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War, a group of French travelers fleeing the occupying army is prevented from proceeding to safe territory until one of ...

Hartke: The Greater Good 2007, Naxos

UPC: 730099691420

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