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Conductor Nicholas McGegan loves to languish in the late music of Richard Strauss. Sasha/Getty Images hide caption

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Rendezvous With The Dead: Nicholas McGegan Invites Handel To Dinner

What dead composer would you resurrect for a dinner date? Conductor Nicholas McGegan wants to meet and gossip with George Frideric Handel.

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