An early Olympiad depicted on a 5th-century BC black figure Greek vase: a scenario that inspired an opera by Pergolesi.
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August 5, 2011 An opera inspired by ancient Greece that gives a glimpse of what might have been — had its composer only lived past the age of 26.
At age 85, conductor Pierre Boulez says he might start to cut back on concerts in favor of spending more time composing.
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May 24, 2010 He's been at the forefront of contemporary music and conducting for more than half a century. Marking his 85th birthday this spring, a number of new Boulez CDs and DVDs have been released. Classical music critic Lloyd Schwartz reviews three of the latest.
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April 19, 2009 The small, family-run record label from the south of France has thwarted the downward slide in classical music sales by choosing unorthodox recording projects and trusting its musicians. While other labels' sales have collapsed, Harmonia Mundi is thriving.
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