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Women and War at the Salzburg Festival,
by GIUSEPPE PENNISI

 

World War I began a hundred years ago, and Europe, as well as the rest of the globe, changed forever. This summer, the beginning of the 'Great War', as it was then called, is remembered in many an occasion. For example, the Ravenna Festival is entirely devoted to this theme, mostly by reviving music from that period, and by performing important Requiem masses.

The start of the First World War is also one of the main components, along with the celebrations for Richard Strauss' one-hundred-and-fiftieth birthday, of the 2014 Salzburg Festival...

Copyright © 10 August 2014 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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Jenna Orkin: Writer Wannabe Seeks Brush With Death - From the heights of greatness (the Juilliard School; musicians Rosalyn Tureck and Nadia Boulanger) via way-ward paths to the depths of wickedness these reminiscences will entertain and enlighten.