The Buzz on Brundibar

Brundibar sounds like a kid's show. After all, the opera is about two children, in search of milk for their sick mother, who end up besting the neighborhood bully. However, with a libretto by Tony Kushner and a composition by Hans Krasa, who perished in the Theresienstadt concentration camp, where the production was often performed, you know there must be much more at stake. This one-act opera was recently reincarnated for English-speaking audiences and paired with another one-act

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