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Aug. 22 2014

Turin Opera’s Music Director Threatens to Leave

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Gianandrea Noseda, Teatro Regio’s music director, says he will not renew his contract unless the general manager, Walter Vergnano, is replaced.

Aug. 21 2014

One Expressive Evening

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The Mostly Mozart Festival featured the violinist Joshua Bell on Wednesday evening.

Aug. 21 2014

A Clarinet Virtuoso on a Quest for New Experiences

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At 43, the Swedish clarinetist Martin Frost has developed an urge to move beyond the traditional concert format.

Aug. 20 2014

An Ethereal Performance, Flickering and Calm

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The International Contemporary Ensemble presented an hourlong concert of haunting music by Anna Thorvaldsdottir, beautifully tailored to the Park Avenue Armory.

Aug. 20 2014

Arabs and Israelis Find Common Ground Under a Baton

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At Lucerne, Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra delivers on its promise of bringing together two cultures and making superb music.

Aug. 19 2014

Her Hands Lead, Her Voice Follows

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The soprano Barbara Hannigan, now performing at the Lucerne Festival, has developed a specialty of singing as she conducts, often enrapturing audiences.

Aug. 18 2014

In Met Opera Deal, Both Sides Give

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The tentative deal between the Metropolitan Opera and two of its unions includes significant concessions from management and workers.

Aug. 17 2014

For a Festival, Change Comes, Invited or Not

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The happenings at the Lucerne Festival in Switzerland include the ascendance of the Andris Nelsons.

Aug. 17 2014

The Witches, the Furies and Mozart

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The Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra played Gluck, Berlioz and, of course, Mozart at Avery Fisher Hall.

Aug. 17 2014

In Uncertain Times, a Suitor’s Rose Is Still Silver

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Harry Kupfer’s “Der Rosenkavalier” at the Salzburg Festival updates the story to the cusp of Modernism.

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