School of music
Thinking Aloud
Of Mice and Men -- Opera
An opera based on Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men"? Yes, and it's beloved worldwide. Carlisle Floyd, the "godfather" of American opera composers, writes what he knows, and his resultant contribution to the arts is singular and revered. Floyd speaks with guest host Luke Howard about this and several of his other famed operatic works. —Original airdate: 5/7/2012

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