American theater director Anne Bogart and Mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano reconnect to discuss their experience working together on Poul Ruders' opera adaptation of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. They discuss the nuances of the score, their process in creating this world, and reflect upon the "impossibility" of the Boston Lyric Opera production.
This episode includes musical excerpts from Boston Lyric Opera's 2019 production of Poul Ruder's The Handmaid's Tale.
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