'I didn't know any better' — how David Lang redefined opera

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Composer David Lang's operas take us to unexpected places — an opera that is too quiet to hear, an opera for 1000 singers and a rewrite of Beethoven's Fidelio. His opera Love Fail will have its Australian premiere online for the Yarra Valley Opera Festival. Also, how did a fake musical set in a supermarket become the most talked about show of 2020? When Daniel Mertzlufft posted a 40-second TikTok video of an act one finale to a non-existent musical, nothing had prepared him for what came next.

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