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Updating Don Giovanni

Director Peter Sellars helmed a modernized production of Mozart's iconic opera at this year's Pepsico Summerfare. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwarz saw the performance in Purchase, NY. He says not all of the updates worked, but the individual performances reached the audience "on a profoundly emotional level."

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Fresh Air with Terry Gross, July 22, 1987: Interview with Gloria Steinem; Review of Peter Sellar's production of "Don Giovanni"; Interview with Bob Dorough; Commentary on linguists.

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