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Emmanuel Music's B-minor Mass; Lexington Symphony's Debussy and Holst

Johann Sebastian Bach wasn't the first composer to recycle previous material, but he might have been the first to put together his own greatest-hits album.
Celestial voices
By JEFFREY GANTZ  |  September 30, 2011
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Snakebite

"I can no longer stand to let this travesty continue," sings a character in Madame White Snake , the new opera based on an ancient Chinese legend co-commissioned by Opera Boston, which has just presented its world premiere. I'm afraid I shared the senti
Opera Boston presents the world premiere of Madame White Snake; plus the Leipzig Gewandhaus and Boston Philharmonic
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  March 05, 2010
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In extremis

In Handel’s Ariodante we move from the sunlit first act into a world of moonlight, darkness, deception, and emotional blindness.
Handel's Ariodante and Lang Lang
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  January 30, 2007