This Moment in Opera #13 - Esther: Charles Kondek

Monday, September 28, 2009 | 12:28 PM
By New York City Opera
Charles Kondek cropped
Charles Kondek
How do you turn a short story from the Bible into an operatic masterpiece?  Few people know better than Charles Kondek, librettist of Hugo Weisgall's final opera, Esther.  In this second in a series on Esther, Dramaturg Cori Ellison sits down with Charles Kondek to learn how he brought Esther to life.



March 16, 2011
Linda Sharp Nichols said:
It was interesting to hear Charlie's voice after all these years. We worked together eons ago at Harford Opera Theatre. He directed. I was the costumer.
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