Antonio Pappano: Local hero

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Being there as Mozart dies

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Proud Music of the Academy

MARSCHNER: Hans Heiling

Hans Heiling, romantic opera in three acts and prologue.

Music composed by Heinrich Marschner (1795-1861). Libretto by Philipp Eduard Devrient, based on Bohemian legends.

Sweet was the Song

I doubt that this recital disc, recorded in 2004, could have been intended as a memorial to Arne Dorumsgaard, who died in March of 2006, but the composer’s centrality to the program, and the poetic themes of death, sleep, and mortality that recur in the Elizabethan texts, enable such an interpretation.