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CHORUS AND PRINCIPLES ON STAGE PLEASE - THE MAKING OF LAKMÉ

Australia, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Oliver Howes

The complex problems of staging a large opera are shown in considerable detail, with Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge, among others, rehearsing the Delibes work at the Sydney Opera House.

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