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July 7, 2012 Michael Charry's new biography captures the power Szell brought to the Cleveland Orchestra, as well as his tempestuous personality.
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George Szell, conducting the Cleveland Orchestra in Tokyo in 1970.
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June 7, 2011 Are we past the age of the long-tenured music director? A new biography documents one conductor's success meticulously molding the sound of the Cleveland Orchestra over a 24-year period.
August 4, 2006 German soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf died Thursday at age 90. Along with Maria Callas, she was considered one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century. Here's some commentary on her life and career, followed by Schwarzkopf singing music by Richard Strauss.
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