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Composer: Messager, Andre (1853-1929)

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Year of birth1853
Year of death1929
March 2019
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ParisSpectacle de l'école de danse

Rameau, Paulli, Messager
Unknown; August Bournonville; Louis Mérante; Albert Aveline; Ecole de danse de l'Opéra de Paris
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Rhapsody/The Two Pigeons

<span>Francesca Hayward and James Hay in Rhapsody</span> © ROH, 2016 | Helen Maybanks
The Royal Ballet gives polished, subtle performances of two works by its Founder Choreographer, Sir Frederick Ashton.
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A long lost Ashton favourite returns

Vadim Muntagirov and Lauren Cuthbertson in The Two Pigeons © ROH | Bill Cooper
This Royal Ballet programme shows Sir Frederick Ashton's versatility of subject while never scrimping on unmistakeable style.
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The music of Italian convents with Cappella Artemisia

Cappella Artemisia
The Italian vocal ensemble Cappella Artemisia, directed by mezzo-soprano Candace Smith, is a chamber group devoted to recovering the rich musical repertoire of the 16th- and 17th-century Italian convents.
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Susan Graham and Renée Fleming stunning at Disney Hall

Susan Graham  © Dario Acosta; Renée Fleming © Jonathan Tichler
One would think that either Renée Fleming or Susan Graham alone would be reason enough to sell out a large venue such as Disney Hall. But everything is bigger in Hollywood, and the LA Phil brought both artists together for a one-night recital of French art song. But even that wasn’t enough.
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Susan Graham and Malcolm Martineau at the Wigmore Hall

Susan Graham  ©  Dario Acosta
Susan Graham is the mezzo representative of the generation of American singers, including Barbara Bonney, Renée Fleming, Dawn Upshaw and Sylvia McNair, who rose to prominence in the mid to late 1980s and distinguished themselves internationally with their superlative techniques, gorgeous lyric instruments, and impeccable professionalism.
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