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Conductor Claudio Abbado has Died at Age 80

2:39PM
January
21, 2014

One of the greatest conductors of our time has passed away at the age of 80. Claudio Abbado endured a long illness and outlived the expectations of many, working for as long as he could. He died Monday at his home in Bologna, Italy.

New International Opera Awards Established in Britain

color photograph of the empty stage and empty (but for a few double basses) orchestra pit of the Vienna State Opera.
Inside the Vienna State Opera
10:00AM
February
19, 2013

The first prize ceremony of the International Opera Awards will take place April 22 in London, England, to honor excellence in operatic performance as well as philanthropic and innovative opera programming initiatives.

Lisa Della Casa Dies At 93

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Lisa Della Casa (1919-2012) She could sing, too!
10:12AM
December 11, 2012

Remembering the lovely Swiss soprano Lisa Della Casa.