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Cecilia Bartoli

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Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli uncovers the music of Agostino Steffani, a 17th-century composer who led a double life as a diplomat.

September 24, 2012 The award-winning soprano uncovers the music of an Italian composer on her new album, Mission.

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October 31, 2009 Cecilia Bartoli's new CD is devoted to the dazzling music associated with the age of the castrati.

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December 11, 2007 The opera star devotes her new CD, and a traveling exhibition, to 19th-century diva Maria Malibran.

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Cecilia Bartoli

October 31, 2009 Cecilia Bartoli's new CD is devoted to the dazzling music associated with the age of the castrati.

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Gustavo Dudamel conducts Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela at Carnegie Hall.

January 9, 2013 Try your hand at nailing the big and not so big stories of the past year in this interactive quiz.

Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli's new album, Mission, comes out Oct. 2.

September 23, 2012 The celebrated mezzo unearths music from a mysterious composer who doubled as a diplomat.

Baritone William Shimell sings the title role in Handel's opera  Hercules in Aix-en-Provence in 2004.

February 29, 2012 The prescribed plots and extravagant music of Opera Seria dominated 18th-century opera.

Baffled by buffo? Talking about opera can be like walking through a linguistic thicket.

November 3, 2011 Know your singspiel from your sitzprobe? Opera has its own special lexicon, and it can be baffling.

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  • Album: The Vivaldi Album (Special Edition)
  • Artist: Cecilia Bartoli
  • Label: Decca
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  • Album: A. Scarlatti: Griselda
  • Artist: RenĂ© Jacobs
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'The Art of Cecilia Bartoli'

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  • Album: The Art of Cecilia Bartoli
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