Berlioz’s `Troyens’ Has Battles, Wooden Horse at Paris Opera

By Jorg von Uthmann [, 19 October 2006]
Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) — Hector Berlioz never saw a complete performance of his monumental opera “Les Troyens.” Only in 1921, 52 years after his death, did the Paris Opera dare to stage all five acts, though with substantial cuts.