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8.6.14

TCR: 'A Coffin in Egypt' in Philadelphia

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R. I. Gordon, A Coffin in Egypt, F. von Stade, Houston Grand Opera, T. Myers
(New Albany Records, May 1, 2014)
Charles T. Downey, Even with von Stade, Gordon’s inert “Coffin” is a deadly night in Philadelphia (The Classical Review, June 7)
Opera singers sometimes have had second careers in music theater or other lighter genres, from Ezio Pinza to Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman. We might add to that list the beloved American mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade, who has returned to the stage this spring in a new music theater piece composed for her...
Ricky Ian Gordon, A Coffin in Egypt
With Frederica von Stade
Opera Philadelphia

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