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Composer: Charpentier, Gustave (1860-1956)

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Year of birth1860
Year of death1956
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A piquant program from Muti and the CSO

Xavier de Maistre © Todd Rosenberg
A successful night of flavorful pieces, including a harp concerto by Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera. 
****1
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Gustave Charpentier's Louise at the Buxton Festival

Madeleine Pierard
Gustave Charpentier's Louise, revived and in excellent form at the Buxton Festival.
***11
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Rising from the Ashes: Baltimore Opera Is Back!

When in 2009 Baltimore Opera Company announced bankruptcy and closed its doors indefinitely, opera lovers were devastated. Being left without opera felt like losing a dear family member. However, sad as they were, Baltimoreans never gave up hope that one day their opera would rise from the ashes and come back in its full grandeur.
*****
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Marie-Nicole Lemieux victime de sa somptuosité à Genève

Marie-Nicolas Lemieux © Geneviève Lesieur
Marie-Nicole Lemieux, contralto pléthorique offre un récital jubilatoire soutenu par un Roger Vignoles royal ; malheureusement la truculence déjà légendaire de la cantatrice semble bien mal adaptée à l’exercice du récital.
***11
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