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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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Indulge in Music – Rachel Barton Pine and Erich Wolfgang Korngold

American Violinist Rachel Barton Pine plays Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 at least once every season, ever since she first performed it in 1996 with the Rockford Symphony Orchestra (IL). Her repertoire is vast, and … Continue reading

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What Terrence Wilson, Samuel Barber and Kids Teach Us About Classical Music

Over the weekend, I attended the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra’s Masterworks concert, which featured works by Samuel Barber, Sergei Prokofiev and Maurice Ravel. Although I could spend time talking about the fabulous pieces and the orchestra’s skill, what caught my attention … Continue reading

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