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Desiree Rancatore in Mozart in Turkey

Mozart in Turkey

2003 NR

Go behind the scenes and learn about the process of staging an opera with this fascinating documentary that follows opera director Elijah Moshinsky as he travels to Istanbul's Topkapi Palace with a talented cast. Rehearsal clips and extensive footage of Mozart's "Die Entführung aus dem Serail" ("The Abduction from the Harem") are interwoven with information about the composer's life at the time he wrote the well-received opera.