Opera Review: The Love For Three Oranges/ Opera Australia
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Opera Review: The Love For Three Oranges/ Opera Australia

“Oh, we’re your real opera buffs! Give us tunes that we can hum!” So plead the Lyricists in the prologue of Prokofiev’s madcap opera The Love for Three Oranges, whilst the Tragedians demand “blood and thunder…sex and souls” and the Comedians angle for “genuine comedy”. Sadly for the Lyricists, Prokofiev did not write many “tunes…