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  • Cicciabella: Thank you, m.croche. She definitely has plenty of charisma. And thank you for subtitling the... 4:00 PM
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  • NPW-Paris: Hehe, this reminds me: I once went to a concert performance of Cesare at Radio France, which... 3:35 PM
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C’est la guerre, mais ce n’est pas magnifique

“If war is hell, then Soldier Songs should rank somewhere around ‘purgatory.’ David T. Little’s hourlong opera, which made its NYC debut Sunday, takes a serious and exciting idea—the experiences of ordinary soldiers before, during and after combat—and reduces it to a mishmash of verbal and musical clichés.” [New York Post]