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Nadja Michael stars in Gluck's "Iphigenie en Tauride."

June 4, 2010 The opera continues Gluck's powerful tale of Iphigenia, trapped by her family's fate.

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July 18, 2008 In a dysfunctional family, one stable person triumphs in Gluck's moving drama, from the Paris Opera.

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June 12, 2009 Iphigenia comes to Aulis for her wedding, only to find that she's been offered as a human sacrifice.

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Soprano Veronique Gens and tenor Joseph Kaiser star in a production of Gluck's Alceste at the 2010 Aix-en-Provence Festival.

March 8, 2012 The excesses of the early 18th century take a decisive hit from a reformer.

Don't mix up your mezzos and contraltos.

November 16, 2011 Learn to love our low-voiced lady opera singers who get to play everything from royalty to rivals.

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