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HENRY STEWART suggests presents for some of the characters on your Christmas list.
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How are things at Los Angeles Opera? F. PAUL DRISCOLL talks to Christopher Koelsch, the company’s innovative president and CEO.
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SCOTT BARNES visits with Tony-winning director/choreographer Susan Stroman, who makes her Met debut on New Year’s Eve with a new Merry Widow.
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PATRICK DILLON follows The Nutcracker’s path to becoming a Christmas institution. Is there an opera with comparable holiday magic?
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Conductor Gianandrea Noseda, who brought international acclaim to Teatro Regio Torino, has said he won’t renew his contract as music director. FRED COHN reports.
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Renée Fleming is bringing energy, acumen and superstar clout to her new role as Lyric Opera of Chicago’s creative consultant. MEGAN McKINNEY observes the soprano in action in the Windy City.
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Though Franz Lehár wrote dozens of stage works, The Merry Widow remains the unquestioned high-water mark of his career. PETER G. DAVIS dusts off some of the hidden gems in the composer’s catalogue.

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