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The Passenger: A Triumph on All Fronts

February 27, 2015 | Wynne Delacoma, MusicalAmerica.com
CHICAGO--One of the most remarkable aspects of The Passenger , Miecyzslaw Weinberg's haunting 1968 opera about the Holocaust, is its entirely unexpected restraint. Its subject matter, one of most horrific events in all of human history, is … »Read
 

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Lamentations on the Current House of Graham

February 27, 2015 | Rachel Straus, MusicalAmerica.com
NEW YORK -- The Martha Graham Dance Company’s two-week season at The Joyce Theater (Feb. 10-22) resembled not so much a dance company with a core set of aesthetic values, but a house divided. On the bottom floor was the imposing modernist … »Read
 

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Palm Beach Opera Premieres Enemies, a Love Story

February 25, 2015 | John Fleming, MusicalAmerica.com
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – Herman Broder is a man with three wives, and that keeps him busy rushing among their cramped little apartments in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Manhattan. Fittingly, the New York subway map is a visual design theme of … »Read
 

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Ives Meets Ginastera on the Carnegie Stage and It's A Wild Ride

February 24, 2015 | Leslie Kandell, MusicalAmerica.com
NEW YORK—The two hulking pieces in the Carnegie Hall debut of the Choir Trinity Wall Street and its orchestra, Novus NY, had never been heard together before Feb. 21-- and may not be, ever again. Joined by the Trinity Youth Chorus, the … »Read
 

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Orchestra Sabotages Singers in ASO's Mona Lisa

February 23, 2015 | Paul Thomason, MusicalAmerica.com
NEW YORK -- Call it the best-known opera no one's heard. Max von Schillings’s Mona Lisa premiered in 1915 and racked up over a thousand performances over the next dozen or so years. The Met offered it in 1923 and 1924 with soprano Barbara … »Read
 

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At La Scala: Aida, Minimalist Style

February 20, 2015 | Paul du Quenoy, MusicalAmerica.com
MILAN -- Any new production of Verdi's Aida at La Scala is bound to capture worldwide musical headlines. Veteran director Peter Stein had quite a legacy to overcome: Italy's principal opera theater has fielded only two other productions over the … »Read
 
 

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