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Metropolitan Opera Preview: Fidelio Paperblog Pick in Theatre & Opera

Metropolitan Opera Preview: Fidelio

Beethoven's lone opera returns to the big house. by Paul J. Pelkonen Adrienne Pieczonka in the title role of Beethoven's Fidelio. Photo © 2014 Royal Opera House of Covent Garden. Read more

Concert Review: Highlander Paperblog Pick in Theatre & Opera

Concert Review: The Highlander Way

The sounds of Scotland come to Fukuoka. by Paul J. Pelkonen Maestro Shao-Chia Liu led the Kyushu Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn and Bruch.Photo from the Taiwan Philharmonic. Read more

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