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  • PBS Arts from Los Angeles: Il Postino from LA Opera

Great Performances | Il Postino from LA Opera | PBS

Duration: 02:26:46 (Full Program)
Program: PBS Arts from Los Angeles: Il Postino from LA Opera
Broadcast Date: Nov. 25, 2011

Acclaimed Mexican composer Daniel Catan's (Rappaccini Daughter, Florencia en el Amazonas, Salsipuedes) has adapted the popular 1994 film Il Postino as an opera, which was premiered by LA Opera in October 2010. Based on a novel by Antonio Skarmeta, Il Postino recounts the fictionalized story of Mario, a fisherman whose life is transformed by the arrival of exiled Chilean poet Pablo Neruda.

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Post Date: November 26, 2011