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Maestro Modern Christopher Allen thmb 1017Maestro Modern
Conductor Christopher Allen’s schedule this season includes operas by Donizetti, Verdi and Jennifer Higdon.
by F. Paul Driscoll 
October 2017 Cover 1017Digital Edition | October 2017
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Further Dimension thmb 1017Further Dimension
This month, composer Thomas Adès conducts the Met premiere of his new opera, The Exterminating Angel.
By William R. Braun
Photographs by Ball & Albanese
 
California Sound thmb 1017California Sound
John Adams and Peter Sellars create The Girls of the Golden West, a new work about the Gold Rush, for San Francisco Opera.
By Joe Cadagin
Illustration by Ben Kirchner
 
Tale of Two Cities thmb 1017A Tale of Two Cities
Dresden and Leipzig are the glorious cultural capitals of Saxony.
By Mario R. Mercado 
Hong Kong on the Rhine thmb 1017Hong Kong on the Rhine
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Jaap Van Zweden leads a new Ring Cycle for Naxos.
by Fred Cohn 
Counter Intuitive thmb 1017Counter Intuitive
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Iestyn Davies sings at the Met and on Broadway this season.
by David Patrick Stearns 

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