Andre Previn: 'Streetcar' as Opera and a Love of Jazz

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with composer-conductor Andre Previn about his opera A Streetcar Named Desire, based on the Tennessee Williams play. The opera is currently being performed by the Washington National Opera. Previn also talks about another musical love: jazz.

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