This Moment in Opera #13 - Esther: Charles Kondek
Monday, September 28, 2009 | 12:28 PM
By New York City Opera
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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.