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Table Of Contents: July 2020

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ASMIK GRIGORIAN: AN INTENSE, EXCITING NEW STAR

Vol. 85, No. 1

Music and Politics: Luigi Nono's Interollanza 1960 • Exclusive Overview: Salzburg Looks Ahead • American Tenor Sean Panikkar • Director Lydia Steier • U.K. Opera Faces the Pandemic • A Tribute to Rosalind Elias • Sound Bites: Ben Schaefer • A Mozart Reading List


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Vitality, intensity and rock-solid technique have brought Asmik Grigorian runaway success.
By Fred Cohn
Portraits by Chris Singer
 
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The Salzburg Festival contemplates its second century.
By A. J. Goldmann 
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Luigi Nono’s Intolleranza 1960 remains powerful in 2020.
By William R. Braun 
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Lydia Steier directs outside the box.
By Charles Shafaieh 
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American mezzo-soprano Rosalind Elias, who died on May 3, served opera with distinction.
By F. Paul Driscoll 
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The U.K. opera world endures the coronavirus shutdown.
By Richard Fairman
Illustrations by Ben Kirchner
 
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Tenor Sean Panikkar loves to sing new works.
By Judith Malafronte 
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A second edition of the authoritative biography of Samuel Barber uses an expanded palette to paint a fuller picture.
Noteworthy thmb 720Noteworthy & Now
By Eloise Giegerich
Sound Bites Schaefer thmb 720Sound Bites: Ben Schaefer
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An Iowa-born baritone is thriving in Philadelphia.
By F. Paul Driscoll
Best of the Best thmb 720Best of the Best: La Bohème 
We asked our critics for their favorite recordings of Bohème’s greatest hits.
By Henry Stewart 

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