"Doctor Atomic" and Mr. Adams

Inside the music and life of renowned American composer John Adams.

By Salon Staff
Published October 29, 2008 4:35PM (EDT)

Salon's Kevin Berger spoke with Adams about his new memoir, "Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life," and how he has shaped his career.  Read the interview here.    In the video, Salon goes to the Met to watch a dress rehearsal of Adams' recent opera "Doctor  Atomic," and we explore what makes his work successful.


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