The First New World Opera

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Catherine Bott looks at Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco's La Purpura de la rosa (The Blood Of The Rose), the first Opera ever to be performed in the New World which received its premiere in 1701 in Lima, Peru.

EMS2004021520040801

Catherine Bott looks at Tomas de Torrejon y Velasco's La Purpura de la rosa (The Blood Of The Rose), the first Opera ever to be performed in the New World which received its premiere in 1701 in Lima, Peru.