“Wikileaks” Opera Gets Underway

A group of musicians got together in Melbourne this week to test the early draft of an opera based on Julian Assange’s life and work. Called “Wikileaks” — and endorsed by Assange — it was the first glimpse, behind closed doors, of one of Opera Australia’s more risky ventures. Undoubtedly, a Steve Jobs opera, as well as one about Occupy Wall Street, are also being written.

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