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Clash of symbols

Ottorino Respighi’s operas are not much heard hereabouts—or anywhere else. My favorite, his Byzantine Verismo melodrama, La Fiamma, can be found in a superb Collegiate Choral performance among Parterre’s Unnatural Acts of Opera.  Read more »

Sulla tua testa vigili la mia benedizion

bocelliIn an act of what can only be called ham-handed symbolism, President-elect Donald Trump has approached crooner Andrea Bocelli to sing at his inauguration. [Page Six]