Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|Ray Lawler - Summer of the Seventeenth Doll / Elizabeth Campbell State Orchestra of Victoria|
Genres: Musicals & Performing Arts
Ray Lawler's classic Australian story unfolds dramatically in this operatic version. Set in Melbourne in the summer of 1953, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll is an emotional and dramatic tale which brilliantly captures the h... more »
Waste of time and money
George B. Laurent | florida | 10/26/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)
"Neither synopsis nor background material are provided. The music, staging and performances are attractive. The opera is apparently about complex interpersonal relationships. Since I could hardly understand a word of what was sung, even though it was in English, throughout the opera I didn't know what was going on! Had there been subtitles I would have been able to decide wheither the action is really relevant or is much to do about nothing. Operas in English need subtitles in English!"