On the Death of Siegfried Lenz ? ?You have to justify your life?

Siegfried Lenz, one of the great writers of German post-war literature is dead. He died on 7 October 2014, surrounded by his family. He was 88 years old.... more more

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La Scuola Napoletana sings again

Friday 25 May, 2007

Conductor Riccardo Muti describes rummaging through Naples' venerable music archive, where he discovered a number of slumbering opera manuscripts, among them Domenico Cimarosa's "Il ritorno di Don Calandrino," which opens the Salzburg Whitsun Festival tonight.
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Drinking from a different spring

Thursday 14 September, 2005

Once one of most flamboyant, talked about musicians on the international scene, Croatian pianist Ivo Pogorelich withdrew from the public eye after the death of his wife and teacher, Aliza Kezeradze. Now he breaks a long media silence to speak of early fame, his lost love and late maturity. By Manuel Brug
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Rattle's downward roll

Tuesday 23 May, 2006

For a while, Sir Simon Rattle rode a euphoric wave at the Berliner Philharmoniker. Now critic Manuel Brug feels that his novelty is wearing off, fast.

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