http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/wondersaremany WONDERS ARE MANY: The Making of Doctor Atomic tells the story of making a grand opera about the birth of the atomic bomb. This behind-the-scenes documentary follows Composer John Adams and Director Peter Sellars over the course of a year as they work to forge the tale of J. Robert Oppenheimer into a music drama like no other: the strange and beautiful Doctor Atomic.In this clip, evoking the excitement of impending disaster, Director Peter Sellars coaxes the chorus to sing as if their lives depended on it. WONDERS ARE MANY: The Making of Doctor Atomic premieres Tuesday, December 16 on INDEPENDENT LENS, a weekly series airing on PBS. Hosted by Terrence Howard, the acclaimed series showcases powerful and innovative independent films. Presented by ITVS, INDEPENDENT LENS is broadcast on PBS stations nationwide.Visit the Web site for more: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/wondersaremany
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