Archive for August 1st, 2014

Aug. 01 2014

Adultery! Murder! Opera! Crimes of passion: The story of Francesca da Rimini and Paolo

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The lot of Francesca and Paolo, her lover/brother-in-law: Eternal damnation and inspiration.

Aug. 01 2014

Met Opera, unions extend contract talks

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Just before the deadline he imposed for a lockout of his union members, the Met’s Peter Gelb agrees to extend its contract negotiations by another 72 hours

Aug. 01 2014

Playlist: Aug/01/14

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11:55 PM Edouard Lalo — Symphony Key: gConductor: Sir Thomas BeechamEnsemble: French National Radio SymphonyAngel/EMI, 62949 11:14 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 7 Key: FOpus: 59Ensemble: Tokyo String QuartetHarm Mundi, 807423 10:43 PM Giovanni Battista Pergolesi — Stabat Mater Conductor: Bernard LabadieEnsemble: Les Violons du Roy, QuebecDorothea Roschmann,sopranoCatherine Robbin, altoDorian, 90196 10:27 […]

Aug. 01 2014

Met Opera Unions Agree to Federal Mediator as Deadline Looms

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It was unclear if the arrival of a mediator would forestall the lockout threatened by the Metropolitan Opera’s management.

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