You should embrace the past and understand it, deal with it and go forward

Happy 79th birthday composer John Corigliano

On this date in 1892 Massenet’s Werther premiered in Vienna.

Born on this day in 1901 tenor Tomáz Alcaide.

Born on this day in 1907 conductor Fernando Previtali.

Born on this day in 1907 composer Alec Wilder.

Born on this day in 1922 baritone Geraint Evans.

Born on this day in 1926 director John Schlesinger.

Happy 81st birthday conductor Eliahu Inbal.

Happy 78th birthday opera television director Brian Large.

Born on this day in 1939 soprano Marita Napier.