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George Benjamin


11 February 2015

Lincoln Center and New York Philharmonic to stage the first US production of Written on Skin

Written on Skin

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 This August, The Lincoln Center and New York Philharminic are to collaborate several fully assembled opera productions, the first being George Benjamin's Written on Skin.

According to The New York Times it is "one of the most highly praised operas of recent years."

Three preformances in total are scheduled between 11-15 August and the cast for the U.S. stage premiere will include Barbara Hannigan, Victoria Simmonds and Christopher Purves. Music director of the philharmonic, Alan Gilbert, will conduct the Mahler Chamber Orchestra.

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