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Sometimes the end of the world is not the end of the world.  Gyorgy Ligeti’s 1978 opera Le Grand Macabre is set on the eve of the end of the world—or at least the end of the fictional dukedom of Breughelland.  The opera’s New York premiere last Thursday was hailed as the first “fully staged” [...]

This weekend I’m totally in operagoer heaven, at least for me, because I’ve got great seats to the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Lulu. So this Saturday, from noon until five, I’ll be bathed in the decadent sounds of Alban Berg’s gloriously brutal depiction of a woman’s undoing.  For me, this one show is a demonstration [...]

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