The Aspern Papers Tickets
It’s time to enjoy the famous opera the Aspern Papers . Featuring a fabulous story this opera has attracted thousands of viewers since the time of its inception. With its interesting setting and amazing music you are surely going to have a memorable time of your life. The Aspern Papers is based on a novella of the same name. Writer of the novel is Henry James, and it was originally published in 1888 in The Atlantic Monthly. This well acclaimed publication by Henry James was actually based on the Percy Bysshe Shelley letters that were written to Claire Clairemont, who was Mary Shelley's step sister. The letters were saved until she was dead
The novel was set in Venice and James has brilliantly generated suspense in the story. The characters are also fully developed and very interesting. The novel was adapted several times in the past in different forms such as, for stage in 1962 by Michael Redgrave. It was produced successfully on Broadway. Later on, in 1988 it was adapted in form of an opera for the first time by Dallas Opera. It was presented at the Dominick Argento's opera. The film version of this story came in 1947 in form of The Lost Moment. The film featured Susan Hayward and Robert Cummings. The story has also spread its magic on radio in 2010 on BBC Radio 4. The audio version of this story was played by Samuel West. There has also been a TV series made on this story with the title Affairs of the Heart in 1974 and numerous other film versions inclosing films like, Aspern in 1985, Els Papers d'Aspern in 1991 and most recently The Aspern Papers in 2010.
The popularity and fan following for this story is matchless. The most admired and sought after form of this story has always been opera. This time its opera show is back with stars like Joseph Kaiser, Susan Graham, Nathan Gunn and Alexandra Deshorties. The conductor of the show is Graeme Jenkins and its Stage director is Tim Albery. All the artists associated with this show are acclaimed for their talents and sense for opera. They are in this field for a long time and certainly understand what is required to be done to entertain audience.
You are definitely going to be thrilled to find out about the story, because in opera, the style of its narration and sequence is a bit different. You are surely going to find it completely different and very entertaining. Locations are different from the real story but the plot is same. With a stranger appearing at the not-so-grand home on Lake Como in Italy, he is looking for a room to rent; you are surely going to like the way an ex- opera star takes the man in. The retired opera star lives with her niece Tina and the stranger has suspicious motives behind his stay at their place. Difficult situations and interesting cat-and-mouse games are certainly exciting to watch.
The stranger is obsessed with a famous composer and after his death, he is convinced that his finals masterpiece is hidden somewhere in the house of this opera star. The fight over the control of Aspern Papers, this show is entertaining to the most. The mezzo-soprano star, Susan Graham has played the role of Tina. Her debut with the Dallas Opera was long awaited by her fans. The talented soprano, Alexandra Deshorties has played the role popular diva, and Nathan Gunn has taken over the stage with his baritone. His role as the obsessed music lover is highly admired by fans.
The show will keep you interested right from the arrival of the lodger to the midsummer scene and then till the end of summer. The scene of proposal is a particular favorite of fans. It’s better to get your share of the Aspern Papers tickets and enjoy all the scenes of the opera to find out which one is the best according to you.