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(Ligeti: Le Grand Macabre). Bar. The Grand Macabre of the title. He announces the coming of the end of the world. When Venus is trying to find a suitably virile and ‘well‐hung’ lover for Mescalina, Nekrotzar offers himself and is accepted. Mescalina dies in a violent embrace by him. Nekrotzar collapses in a drunken stupor. Has he brought about the end of the world? Or was he a charlatan? Created (1978) by Erik Saedén.

Subjects: Opera.

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