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Spring Storms, by Jaromír Weinberger

Komische Oper / Berlin / Music

The premiere of Jaromír Weinberger’s interracial romance, in Berlin, was a glittering affair, starring the Plácido Domingo and Anna Netrebko of their day as the Japanese officer and the widow of a Russian general. Ten days later, the Nazis seized power, and that was that for that show, composed by a Jew from Prague. Barrie Kosky, general director of the Komische Oper, directs the first revival—and make no mistake, he knows how to create a sensation. —M.G.

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