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Table Of Contents: May 2003
Vol. 67, No. 11
Austrian Travel Issue
Jan Morris in Vienna
It doesn't flash, but it sure glows. BRIAN KELLOW appraises the radiant artistry of Angelika Kirchschlager.
Vienna's Crooked Smile
JAN MORRIS reflects on the disquieting charms of the Austrian capital.
The sights and sensations of Vienna and Salzburg, captured by GREGORY DOWNER.
JÖRG VON UTHMANN looks at Austria's singular relationship with Germany, past and present.
Conductor Frédéric Chaslin thrives on the high-pressure atmosphere of the Wiener Staatsoper. MARTIN BERNHEIMER reports.
A Problem Like Maria
What? The Sound of Music was fiction? ERIC MYERS discovers the real woman behind the legend of Maria von Trapp.
Returning to the City of Dreams
More than a half-century ago, Julius Rudel fled Vienna, just ahead of the darkening skies of World War II. Last winter, the conductor retraced the steps that took him out of Europe to a better life in the U.S. His son, ANTHONY RUDEL, shared the journey with him.
The dynamic, adventurous and opinionated maestro René Jacobs takes questions from PATRICK GILES.
Viewpoint: Appreciating Austria
by RUDOLPH S. RAUCH
by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
Reunion: Otto Edelmann
by MARTIN BERNHEIMER
Voices of Summer
The best of Europe's summer festivals, compiled by WILLIAM V. MADISON
WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Brigitte Fassbaender, Intendant of Innsbruck's beautiful Tiroler Landestheater.
Jerome Hines, a Met star for more than forty years, dies at eighty-one.
by GREGORY DOWNER
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