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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
|New opera, ancient tales: George Benjamin's Written on skin at the Royal Opera|
|21st century opera is a broad church. There aren’t many of us, I suppose, who are intimately familiar with the biographical accounts of the lives of 13th century troubadours, popular at the time in Spain and south west France. But Martin Crimp and George Benjamin, librettist and composer of Written on skin, aren’t exactly run of the mill people.
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