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  • Handel the Entrepreneur

    Handel the Entrepreneur

    The first Italian language opera written specifically for the London stage, Rinaldo premiered in 1711-- a production starring Deborah York (pictured) and David Daniels
  • Picks for the Week of April 27

    Picks for the Week of April 27

    Lionel Hampton, George Friderick Handel, and superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma with pop icon James Taylor at Tanglewood in a tribute to composer John Williams
  • Hogwood Conducts C.P.E. Bach

    Hogwood Conducts C.P.E. Bach

    The late, great conductor in a live recording from the Prinzregententheater in Munich, with the Bach Collegium Munich
  • Open Rehearsals, Ardent Music

    Open Rehearsals, Ardent Music

    Handel's Orlando in New York, directed by R.B. Schlather: "The people I most want to come to this exhibition are the ones who would never go to an opera..."
  • Dusty Springfield Live!

    Dusty Springfield Live!

    A hit-packed concert, recorded live at the Royal Albert Hall in 1979 (in the presence of HRH Princess Margaret), capturing Dusty at the height of her career.
  • The Bolshoi's Eugene Onegin

    The Bolshoi's Eugene Onegin

    Dmitri Tcherniakov's controversial production of Tchaikovsky's sweeping opera of thwarted love, with Mariusz Kwiecien, Tatiana Monogarova, and Margarita Mamsirova
  • Picks for the Week of April 20

    Picks for the Week of April 20

    The Bolshoi Opera's Eugene Onegin; the late pop legend Dusty Springfield; and a "Black Swan" profile of choreographer Meryl Tankard
  • Petrushka in Live Animation

    Petrushka in Live Animation

    Next week at London’s Barbican Centre, the New York Philharmonic and Giants Are Small present an excitingly reimagined version of the Stravinsky favorite