First it was the policeman who seemed to get younger every year. Then it was the conductors. Now it’s the opera singers, writes Jessica Duchen.
Two decades ago, Alice Goodman wrote the libretto to The Death of Klinghoffer, an opera about a Jewish American murdered by Palestinian terrorists. It ended her career. Does she have any regrets?
Born April 14th, 1929; died January 25th, 2012.
Baritone launches attack on lowbrow music industry and performers of classical ‘greatest hits’.
New York Times
The value of valuable violins.
(Written on January 30, 2012 )