Richard Croft and Danielle de Niese star in Handel's 'Semele' at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Alvaro Yañez/courtesy of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées hide caption

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Grimoaldo (Paolo Fanale) threatens to kill Rodelinda's (Sonia Ganassi) son if she doesn't marry him -- even though she's already married. Laera/Festival della Valle D'Itria hide caption

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Conductor Charles Mackerras, photographed in 1974, will be remembered for rebuilding the reputation of Czech composer Leos Janacek. Getty Images hide caption

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