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Road Show: Mariusz Kwiecien in Kraków
This season Mariusz Kwiecien sings in New York, London, Barcelona and Chicago, where he opens the season as Don Giovanni. But there’s no place like his hometown of Kraków, Poland, as the baritone explains to ERIC MYERS.
A. J. GOLDMANN talks to director Barrie Kosky, who scored a mega-hit at Los Angeles Opera with his production of
in 2013. This season Kosky returns to Los Angeles for a double bill of
Dido and Aeneas
The Book of Virgil
As the Library of America prepares to bring out Volume 1 of Virgil Thomson's selected music criticism, the project's editor, TIM PAGE, recalls the great man's wit, brilliance and fire.
Patricia Racette seems to be everywhere this season, singing a repertoire that extends from Carlisle Floyd's
in San Francisco and
at the Met to
The Ghosts of Versailles
in Los Angeles and
in San Antonio. She took some time out to answer a few questions from F. PAUL DRISCOLL.
The 2014–15 opera season looks unusually promising, with must-see events everywhere. Here are twelve of the top ticket choices in North America — don't miss them!
In April, San Diego Opera announced that it was closing its doors and shocked the opera world. What happened next was even more surprising. FRED COHN reports.
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