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Tomorrow, Simon Keenlyside is back where he left off

The British baritone will sing Don Giovanni at the Met tomorrow. He has been out for almost two years after suffering vocal problems in the middle of a Vienna Rigoletto, forcing him to leave the stage. He has confronted the issue throughout with a candour rare in the music profession and now feels ready to […]
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