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The Sondheim Review Summer 2015

Sweeney made me do it! – Opera librettist Mark Campbell on his own creative epiphany

Almost everything I know about writing for opera, I learned from studying Sondheim’s work. Any success I have had is due to him,” Mark Campbell, the highly regarded and prolific librettist of new American opera, said in October 2014, sitting in his Greenwich Village kitchen. He chatted about the singing theatre, American popular culture and […]

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