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Mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená with violinist Daniel Stabrawa and tenor Mark Padmore perform in Bach's St. Matthew Passion.
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April 10, 2012 Watch an excerpt of Peter Sellars' semi-staged "ritualization" of Bach's dramatic passion story.
In better days, a New York City Opera attendee takes in a display about the beleagured company's rich history.
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January 13, 2012 Newly discovered Brahms, a baritone's farewell and the iPhone that mauled Mahler: all the news that's fit to link.
Bass-baritone Thomas Quasthoff.
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January 12, 2012 An extravagantly talented bass-baritone takes an unfortunate early retirement at age 52.
December 8, 2009 The song cycle Winterreise stands among the masterpieces in the art of song. Schubert conjures up harmonic twists and melodic turns, conveying emotions with remarkable simplicity and force.
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August 12, 2008 Listening to Quasthoff's deep bass baritone, you'd have no idea you were hearing the voice of a concert singer who stands at just 4 feet, 3 inches. "No one expects such a mighty voice to issue from my diminutive frame," Quasthoff writes in his new memoir.
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November 13, 2007 Invite the world's finest orchestra to play in the world's most famous concert hall, and the makings for a major musical event are in place. Hear the famed Berlin Philharmonic live at Carnegie Hall, playing music by Mahler, as well as an exciting U.S. premiere by Thomas Ades.
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