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Reinventing a journey to Bali, in life and in opera

Composer Evan Ziporyn wrote the opera 'A House in Bali' (pictured, a 2009 performance) based on a Canadian composer's memoir. 'A House in Bali' will be performed Friday and Saturday in Boston. Composer Evan Ziporyn wrote the opera "A House in Bali" (pictured, a 2009 performance) based on a Canadian composer's memoir. "A House in Bali" will be performed Friday and Saturday in Boston.
By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / October 3, 2010

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One day in the late 1920s, the young Canadian-born composer Colin McPhee stumbled across some recordings of traditional Balinese gamelan music. They felt like a dispatch from another world. (Full article: 1458 words)

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