London-based director William Kerley returns to Rappahannock County, Virginia this month for the second annual Castleton Festival, collaborating with Maestro Lorin Maazel and hundreds of others to bring Puccini’s Il Trittico, as well as revivals of two operas by Benjamin Britten, to the festival's two concert venues. Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley talked with William about his perspective on bringing stories to the stage.
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