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Deborah Voigt, Simon Keenlyside, Gustavo Dudamel Lead Music Academy of the West’s 71st Season
The Music Academy of the West has announced its 71st season which is set for June 11, 2018. The festival will run through August 11, 2018, and will star some of the greatest artists in the world of opera and classical music. As has been the case for these season announcements, the focus will be solely on opera and vocal music. Deborah Voigt will give a concert performance that will…
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4 Operas By Daniel Auber Worthy of Revivals
Daniel Auber, born on Jan. 29, 1782, was one of France’s leading composers in his day.  During his time he was a master of the ópera comique and featured prominently throughout his home-country. He had a long-running collaboration with noted librettist Eugène Scribe. In sum, he has over 30 works to his name. And yet, he isn’t part of the standard opera repertory standing next to the likes of Verdi…