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Classical Notes: November 4, 2010 Archive

I've Got a Little List

Posted at 2:41 PM on November 4, 2010 by Rex Levang
Filed under: Fun finds, In the media

In the news: the historic Savoy Hotel in London has been renovated and newly re-opened, in the presence of the Prince of Wales and other notables.

For music lovers, its name will always be associated with the adjacent Savoy Theatre, the home of Gilbert and Sullivan. In honor of the occasion, here's a clip from a Savoy opera, as they're called--although the star performer here comes from a different performing tradition. . . .