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LIVE: Frontline Club debate on art and politics

The English National Opera is staging The Death of Klinghoffer, John Adams’s opera about the Achille Lauro hostage crisis. Ever since its premiere in 1991, the opera has been accused of “glorifying” and “romanticising” terrorism, and, almost inevitably, anti-Semitism. Ahead of the London premiere, The Frontline Club is hosting a panel on arts, politics and how they interact. The panelists will be authors Will Self and Ghada Karmi, conductor Baldur Bronniman and yours truly, and you can see us live via the streaming video below beginning at 7pm London time (2pm EST, 9pm in Israel-Palestine). Would love to hear your thoughts as we go along.

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