Postcards from Morocco

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Postcards from Morocco is an opera in one act composed by Dominick Argento and libretto written by John Donahue under a commission from the Center Opera Company.

The original text

The opera is based on A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson. First performance: 14 October 1971.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

2014: Presented by Cape Town Opera (19–23 November)


Wayne Muller. 2018. A reception history of opera in Cape Town: Tracing the development of a distinctly South African operatic aesthetic (1985–2015). Unpublished PhD thesis.

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