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Somewhere a Place for Us

Posted at 8:31 AM on May 24, 2006 by Rex Levang

Amidst all the gloom and doom about the future of classical music, there is a place where a burgeoning middle class, riding a rising tide of prosperity, welcomes classical musicians eagerly.

Where is this El Dorado? Jocelyn Ford tells all.

Answer to last week’s question: The composer who liked “Tosca” so much was Maurice Ravel; his student Manuel Rosenthal was the “silly, impertinent young man.”