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Odyssey Opera Performs Powder Her Face

 19 June 2015 at 7:30pm 

Odyssey Opera Performs Powder Her Face

Boston Conservatory
Boston, MA
United States

Odyssey Opera

Odyssey Opera's month-long (May-Jun) THE BRITISH INVASION opera festival culminates with a three-night performance Face (June 18-20) of the fully staged production of Thomas Ades’ Powder Her Face (1995). A collaboration between Thomas Adès and librettist Philip Hensher, Powder Her Face explores the intersection of gender, politics and power through the prism of the life story of Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, dubbed the “Dirty Duchess.” In Powder Her Face, Adès plays off the public’s obsession with the tabloid controversy and challenges audiences to reconsider what they think of the Duchess.

Thomas Ades : Powder Her Face

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