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The intimate perfection of her feminine allurements

The upcoming visit of the Hungarian State Opera to Lincoln Center has been fraught with cancellations and a lack of easy-to-find information but “Trove Thursday” pitches in with a preview of one of the tour’s most enticing offerings: Karl Goldmark’s Die Königin von Saba in a broadcast with Anja Silja, Sabine Hass, Siegfried Jerusalem and Wolfgang Brendel conducted by Julius RudelRead more »

Sixteen Handels make a lovely light

For the second annual edition of “Handel rarities for my birthday” three early Italian cantatas on this week’s “Trove Thursday”: Aminta e Fillide with Nuria Rial and Philippe Jaroussky as the lovers; Karina Gauvin, Dorothee Mields and Marina de Liso tangle as Clori Tirsi e Fileno; and Sandrine Piau loses herself in Il Delirio Amoroso.  Read more »

Revolutionary and romantic

Anticipating the fascinating pair of all-Berlioz concerts at Carnegie Hall by Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionaire et Romantique, “Trove Thursday” offers a triple bill by that extraordinary composer: La Mort de Cléopâtre with Tatiana Troyanos; Vinson Cole and François LeRoux in Lélio and, instead of just a single singer, a starry sextet explores Les Nuits d’été: Nicolai Gedda, Renata Scotto, Christian Gerhaher, Susan Graham, Anne-Sofie von Otter and Karen Cargill.   Read more »

Schubert theater

“Trove Thursday” features a great composer who had little success on the stage—Franz Schubert.

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Do get me wrong

Celebrating its third anniversary and next week’s Met opening, “Trove Thursday” offers a sumptuous banquet of the third and final chapter of divas in the “wrong language.”

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A stolen life

“Trove Thursday” offers a broadcast from last year’s London world premiere of Nico Muhly’s Marnie.

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Do you believe in Zajick?

“Trove Thursday” gives a preview of Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila with a broadcast featuring an unexpected temptress—Dolora Zajick—who will celebrate the 30th anniversary of her Met debut next month.

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The man who would be nymph

Sometimes the fates conspire, preventing an artist from recording the role for which he is his generation’s touchstone.

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