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Charles Mackerras

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Charles Mackerras.

Charles Mackerras
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Charles Mackerras.

Charles Mackerras artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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Composer Henryk Gorecki

December 27, 2010 As the calendar winds down on 2010, we reflect on the classical music-makers who left us this year.

Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano

October 4, 2010 The venerable British classical music magazine has announced winners in 24 categories.

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July 15, 2010 Charles Mackerras' recordings introduced me to Janacek's music and I've never looked back.

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Conductor Charles Mackerras

July 15, 2010 Although he never opted for a glittery career, Mackerras was a favorite of fans and critics.

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Gershwin: Porgy and Bess [Original 1935 Production Version]

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  • Album: Gershwin: Porgy and Bess [Original 1935 Production Version]
  • Artist: John Mauceri
  • Label: Decca
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Alban Berg: Wozzeck

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  • Album: Alban Berg: Wozzeck
  • Artist: Claudio Abbado
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 1988
 

Richard Strauss: Salome [Remastered]

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  • Album: Richard Strauss: Salome [Remastered]
  • Artist: Georg Solti
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Janácek: Jenufa

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  • Album: Janácek: Jenufa
  • Artist: Charles Mackerras
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 1985
 

Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande

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  • Album: Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande
  • Artist: Roger Desormiere
  • Label: EMI
  • Released: 2006
 

Handel: Water Music; Royal Fireworks Music; Concertino a Due Cori; Concerto Grosso

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  • Album: Handel: Water Music; Royal Fireworks Music; Concertino a Due Cori; Concerto Grosso
  • Artist: Charles Mackerras
  • Label: Seraphim UK
 

Smetana: Má Vlast

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  • Album: Smetana: Má Vlast
  • Artist: Charles Mackerras
  • Label: Supraphon
  • Released: 2000
 

Janácek: Káta Kabanová

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  • Album: Janácek: Káta Kabanová
  • Artist: Charles Mackerras
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 1989