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Entries Tagged as 'William’s Conversations with John Pascoe'

A Conversation with John Pascoe, Part 8: Memorializing “Radically Authentic” Conductor and Baroque Music Scholar Alan Curtis

July 24th, 2015

This post continues a series of conversations that I have had with British opera director John Pascoe.    Wm: Last week, your long-time colleague, Maestro Alan Curtis,  so important to the movement to prepare scholarly and performable editions of baroque opera works, died in Florence. I learned of his death from you as I was on my […]

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Dressing Renée Fleming’s Violetta: A Conversation with John Pascoe, Part 7

March 18th, 2015

This continues the series of conversations that I have had with British opera director John Pascoe. This is the seventh part of the conversation. This part follows: Homage to Dame Joan Sutherland: A Conversation with Director John Pascoe, Part 6.     [Below: Director John Pascoe; resized image of a personal 2014 photograph, courtesy of John Pascoe.] […]

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Homage to Dame Joan Sutherland: A Conversation with Director John Pascoe, Part 6

October 10th, 2014

This continues the series of conversations that I have had with British opera director John Pascoe. This is the second of three parts of the conversation that will memorialize Dame Joan Sutherland. OM. DBE, AC. who (in John’s own words (“passed into legend”) on 10th October 2010. This part follows: Homage to Dame Joan Sutherland: A Conversation with Director John […]

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