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Violet – an opera by Roger Scruton

Violet – an opera by Roger Scruton

March 3, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Violet has many ‘husbands’, none of whom she has given herself to: “I married none of them”, she says, “they married me.” It is the end of an age and the beginning of the end of an aesthetic sensibility that she and her live-in brood of bachelors furiously try to preserve. But what will come of love that always seeks the ideal, that tries never to be consummated in a particular time or place?