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Sunday Jul 20 | The New Zealand Herald

Concert review: Tristan und Isolde, Auckland Town Hall

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra's Tristan und Isolde was a staggering achievement and a triumph for music director Eckehard Stier, whose musical ecstasies on the podium sometimes rivalled those of Wagner's ill-fated lovers.

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Related Topix: Opera

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Opera News

Lorin Maazel, 84, Masterful Conductor Whose International Career Spanned Seven Decades, Has Died

A celebrated violinist and admired composer, Lorin Maazel, who died on Sunday, will be best remembered for the economical, but tactically brilliant technique employed while conducting - usually from memory - some 200 orchestras in no fewer than 7,000 concert and opera performances over the course of more than seventy years.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Symphony, Classical, The Cleveland Orchestra

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Musicians deny orchestrated attack on opera

The Hartford Wagner Festival planned to perform "Das Rheingold" in August without an orchestra by using a score created from digital samples of instruments.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Entertainment

The Macon Telegraph

Musicians deny orchestrated attack on opera

The Hartford Wagner Festival planned to perform "Das Rheingold" in August without an orchestra by using a score created from digital samples of instruments.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The New York Observer

The Met Gets Some Fresh Air: A Superb Concert in the Park Raises the Big Questions

The occasion wasn't a lavishly staged opus of Wagner or Verdi with full orchestra and chorus; rather, this installment of the Metropolitan Opera Summer Recital Series, at Central Park SummerStage, featured just three singers in evening dress, accompanied by piano.

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Related Topix: Opera, Verdi, Arts

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

G2: Breaking bad: At 53, the great soprano Karita Mattila can still...

This might be becoming her mantra. She sang Marie in Berg's Wozzeck for the first time last October at the Royal Opera, and now she is back in for her first performance as the Prima Donna in Strauss's Ariadne auf Naxos.

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Related Topix: Classical, Arts, Opera

Examiner.com

A brief guide of Norse mythology: The Valkyries

Classical music fans or really any music listeners probably have heard of Richard Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries."

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Related Topix: Opera, Richard Wagner

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