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Boston Midsummer Opera's Don Pasquale

This year's Boston Midsummer Opera (at the Tsai Center through July 29) is Donizetti's very late (the 64th of his 66 operas) Don Pasquale , a musically inspired and humanly endearing bel canto comedy about the indiscretion of old age and the cruelty of
Hearing vs. seeing
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  July 27, 2012
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Boston Baroque's Rameau, Opera Boston's Donizetti, BSO's Berlioz, the Met's new Walküre

As the season wound down, one of the most applauded concerts was Boston Baroque's semi-staged version of Jean-Philippe Rameau's early 18th-century extravaganza, the "opéra-ballet" Les Indes galantes (roughly, "The Romantic Indies").    
  Something old, something new
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  May 27, 2011