Published in 1943, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's beloved book The Little Prince is now an opera as well. With a score by Academy Award winning composer Rachel Portman (she won an Oscar for Emma, and was nominated for Chocolat and Cider House Rules) and libretto by Nicholas Wright (author of Vincent In Brixton), the story is a fable about a pilot who crashes in the Sahara desert. Saint-Exupéry was a pilot who flew reconnaissance missions during WWII, and was

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