classical music

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Desperately seeking the next Pavarotti

Opera’s obsession with finding a new star tenor can end up ruining a singer’s career
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Extreme Chopin

Paul Wells experiences the madness of Warsaw’s Frédéric Chopin International Piano Competition
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Wait—Mozart didn’t write that!

A new recording of The Magic Flute takes a lot of liberties with the original score
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Enough talk about Marc-André Hamelin’s fast fingers

“I wish this stuff would be easier”
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Our very ‘hummable’ new season

In times of crisis, don’t expect to see opera companies staging risky, lesser-known works