This Week at Lincoln Center: "prisoner of the state"

Clip: Season 2019 Episode 446 | 1m 14s

The series Music of Conscience concludes with the World Premiere of David Lang’s opera "prisoner of the state." Co-commissioned by the New York Philharmonic, it tells the story of a woman who disguises herself as a prison guard to rescue her husband from unjust political imprisonment.

Aired: 06/07/19

Rating: NR

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