a mini-opera for Francesca and Paolo
After Paolo and Francesca die, by the hands of Francesca's jealous husband, they arrive at the gate to paradise. Francesca gets there first.
Once united, they begin their parachute descent, past Mount Purgatory, to land (melting through the Rockefeller Center Ice Rink, over which Prometheus presides) into Dante's hurricane of lost souls.
Inspired by Dante's writing,
with acknowledgement to the hurricane conclusion of of Tchaikovsky's Op. 32, Francesca da Rimini.
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