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Classical Notes: April 17, 2008 Archive

Norway's New Opera House

Posted at 1:32 PM on April 17, 2008 by Rex Levang

The big news story in Norway these days is the opening of a new opera house in Oslo--the first real one they've had (as opposed to opera in theaters built for other purposes).

In this video you can see, compressed into three minutes, the building going up over a span of four years or so. You'll also see the turning of the Norwegian seasons several times. . . .