TIME International, Feb. 20, 1995

MUSIC Bosnia And the Ship Sailed On Evropa Music by Nigel Osborne; Libretto by Goran Simic The necessity of the arts for the survival of dignity and the human spirit is nowhere more apparent than in Sarajevo. In nearly three years under siege, Sarajevans have refused to allow the Bosnian capital's artistic soul to perish. An emotional highlight at the 11th annual Sarajevo Winter Festival last week was a one-time-only performance of an operetta by Britain's Nigel Osborne and Bosnian poet Goran Simic. With President Alija Izetbegovic in the audience, the production (also seen on national television) was complete with soloists,...

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