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They live by night

Despite three other buzzworthy opera premieres simultaneously occurring elsewhere on the Upper West Side, a heady audience had instead months ago paid top price to pack Carnegie Hall Thursday for just 80 minutes of unstaged Wagner.  Read more »

Power couple splits

Andris Nelsons and Kristine Opolais announced today they have divorced.  Read more »

Aged in blood

Simply put, Christine Goerke is a stupendous Elektra.   Read more »

Be my guest!

James Levine turns 72 this year. Even though his health has improved considerably in the past year and he may continue to conduct for a decade or more, it seems inevitable that he will step down as the Met’s Music Director sometime in the next few years to assume the role of Conductor Laureate.

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In a jamb

Due to a household accident that has resulted in a severe concussion, Andris Nelsons will not be able to conduct the Verdi Requiem at Tanglewood on July 27.

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Heir presumptive?

>Andris Nelsons has been named the new music director of the Boston Symphony.

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