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‘Time to Rejoice’ with the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra

December 13, 2012
By MATTHEW PARRISH (mparrish@sungazette.com) , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

In 1951, Italian-American composer Gian Carlo Menotti was having some trouble. The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) had given him an unusual commission - to write an opera specifically for television - and he was suffering from writer's block. In his own words, "I simply didn't have one idea in my head."

 
 

 

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