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Missing Pacific Opera Victoria

Another take; Review: Missing, Pacific Opera Victoria, Nov. 19, 2017

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Montreal Cenerentola

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At Zoomer Hall (the performing space of 96.3 New Classical FM) on Nov. 6, I had the pleasure of attending a concert involving ten...

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Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky has passed away at age 55. A frequent performer in Canada, most recently this past April with Anna Netrebko in a sold-out concert at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre One of the late twentieth century's greatest singers.
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