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In Salzburg, Kaufmann Soared; Netrebko Created Poetry

September 1, 2015 | Fred Cohn, MusicalAmerica.com
A performance-packed visit to Salzburg at the height of the summer festival offered much to admire, as well as a few oddities. In the latter category, it’s small wonder that Claus Guth’s staging of Fidelio drew boos on its opening … »Read
 

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Lucerne Festival Honors the King of Modernism

August 27, 2015 | Rebecca Schmid, Musicalamerica.com
LUCERNE—Boulez T-shirts. Boulez concerts on the roof. Boulez protégés everywhere. The day-long 90 th birthday tribute “Ein Tag für Pierre Boulez” at the summer festival here on Aug. 23 juxtaposed seminal works … »Read
 

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Matthew Aucoin’s Second Nature Worthy of a Second Chance

August 25, 2015 | Wynne Delacoma, MusicalAmerica.com
CHICAGO—Since Anthony Freud became its general director in 2011, Lyric Opera of Chicago has been expanding the definition of what a modern major opera company can achieve. There have been mariachi-flavored operas performed for audiences in … »Read
 

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Boston Symphony Makes a Splash at BBC Proms

August 24, 2015 | MusicalAmerica.com/The Boston Globe
In its first European performances under Music Director Andris Nelsons, the Boston Symphony Orchestra got off to a rousing start Saturday night before a BBC Proms audience of nearly 6,000 at Royal Albert Hall. It was the orchestra’s first … »Read
 

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The Other Semele Gets Its U.S. Premiere

August 17, 2015 | Georgia Rowe, MusicalAmerica.com
SAN FRANCISCO--Gorgeous, massive, and apparently heretofore unheard in this country, Sémélé made a stunning debut as the centerpiece of the American Bach Soloists’ Festival and Academy 2015. Yes, this was the other … »Read
 

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Written on Skin, 21st-century Milestone

August 14, 2015 | Daniel Stephen Johnson, MusicalAmerica.com
NEW YORK--Believe the hype: George Benjamin's second opera,  Written on Skin, acclaimed by critics around the world since its debut in Aix-en-Provence in 2012, proved at its U.S. stage premiere August 11 to be not just an ambitious and … »Read
 
 

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