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Mountain Stage

Paul Thorn On Mountain Stage

The former boxer performs songs from Pimps and Preachers in his sixth appearance on Mountain Stage.

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Don Giovanni (Erwin Schrott) is in his element -- surrounded by women -- in Washington National Opera's production of Mozart's masterpiece. Karin Cooper hide caption

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Placido Domingo Conducts 'Don Giovanni'

Mozart's dark comedy features music of limitless genius, and a drama that lives up to the score.

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Franco Farina stars as the troubled governor in Verdi's Shakespearean-inspired Otello. Viorel Lazarescu hide caption

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Verdi's 'Otello': A Shakespearean Inspiration

The great opera composer's career hit a dry patch until he found Shakespeare's Othello.

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