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Ludwig’s Links: What Would Beethoven Read This Week? Sept. 24, 2010

Beethoven, as we know, was a discerning reader of classical music news. Getty Images hide caption

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The classical week, in links:

  • Classical and Jazz Non-Combo? The New York Philharmonic's opening night.
  • Opera in Tech-land: The New York Times visits the set of Robert’s LePage’s forthcoming computer-driven production of Das Rheingold.
  • Opera in-character: The Contra Costa Times talks with tenor Ramon Vargas about his portrayal of the title character in Massenet’s Werther.
  • 'Freschenbach' in D.C.? Anne Midgette wonders if incoming conductor Christoph Eschenbach will give the NSO (and himself) a fresh start?
  • Money vs. Music: The Detroit Free Press speculates on the Detroit Symphony’s controversial proposals to redefine musicians’ jobs.
  • Once More, With Feeling: Likely Impossibilities points out multiple programs of the same pieces this season.
  • A video on the blog Proper Discord stresses the importance of planning ahead when running an orchestra.

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