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  • A new ‘Magic’ for Mozart’s opera

    By Rick Schultz

    November 20, 2013 | 3:55 pm

    Opera director Barrie Kosky didn’t like Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” when he first saw it at age 10. Mozart’s Singspiel — a genre of opera characterized by spoken dialogue, along with singing — was a big hit in 1791, and the composer himself goofed around on stage during some of the...

  • ‘Cloth Peddler’ comes to U.S.

    By Rob Eshman

    September 12, 2013 | 1:23 pm

    On Sept. 7, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion downtown, the curtain went up on the Muslim world’s first operetta, “The Cloth Peddler” (“Arshin Mal Alan”) a comic work by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov.

    The event actually marked at least two firsts. It was the first full...