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The Tortured Gustav Mahler and His Affecting Music

The composer and conductor Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) suffered a tortured life of loss. His affecting music may have been the answer to fill his void and help him find his direction. He married the beautiful 22-year-old Alma Maria Schindler in … Continue reading

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Interview: Frederica von Stade, A Fond Farewell

Mezzo-Soprano Frederica von Stade has been a star in the music scene since her met debut in 1970. Her roles have spanned across the world’s stage in both familiar productions, like Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) … Continue reading

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