A More Spiritual Salome: Massenet’s ‘Hérodiade’ – NPR

A More Spiritual Salome: Massenet’s ‘Hérodiade’ – NPR

A More Spiritual Salome: Massenet's 'Hérodiade'
NPR
And while Massenet portrays Salome's longings as more spiritual than sensual, he also lets that work for her. Salome actually seduces John in the opera's final act — and it may have been that element that got the opera banned in Paris.

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