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Classical Notes: March 7, 2008 Archive

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Posted at 5:41 PM on March 7, 2008 by Rex Levang (1 Comments)

Rest in peace, Giuseppe di Stefano

Changes in store for classical music listeners of the CBC

The San Francisco opera is joining the operas-in-movie-theaters trend, starting this very weekend.

Announcements for various 2008-09 seasons have been coming out. The Metropolitan Opera will be noting its 125th anniversary. Lots of special events, although their very first performance was on Oct. 22, 1883; unless I missed something, no performance is scheduled for the actual anniversary date – could plans be in the works?

What music director of a leading American orchestra, in the course of his next season, will be conducting Beethoven, Sibelius, Ligeti, and Gilbert and Sullivan? Answer here.

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