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Escape from nuance

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Just when you though it was impossible to have any less respect for Francesca Zambello...

Blow a kiss, take a bough

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Richard Strauss’s many one-act operas make excellent concert programs, both for their length (usually under two hours) and the primary place each gives the orchestration, a specialty where Strauss’s brilliance seldom deserted him.

“She must be beautiful, but more important, she must be refined”

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La Cieca wants to be the first to congratulate Renée Fleming on her latest achievement: being named as the new "Gillian Girl" following the retirement of Anne Welles.

Crime of “Passion”

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Bohuslav Martinu’s The Greek Passion has had a rough life.

Something extramarital

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Saturday evening conductor Will Crutchfield revived Donizetti’s La Favorite—unheard in New York for fifteen years.

Jon Vickers 1926-2015

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The legendary Canadian heldentenor died on Friday. He was 88.

“My work is done”

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John Berry, artistic director of the English National Opera, is to leave the company after 20 years.

A ‘Ring’ for the rest of us

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I was once accused—by my own mother, mind you!—of having too many recordings of Verdi’s Aida.  The blistering audacity of that recrimination did get me to thinking: How many recordings of Aida is too many? I mean, you’ve got the old classic you cut your teeth on. Show More Summary

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