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www.operanow.co.uk July/August 2020
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17-CD box set from DECCA. See page 31
THE OPERA LOVER’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE
ANUSHHOVHANNISYAN “I want to help a new generation into the limelight”
Opera unlocked What will be the ‘new normal’ for live performances?
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PLUS Carlo Bergonzi on the secret of great Verdi singing A good read: opera in fiction
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NEW RELEASES • Jonas Kaufmann as Otello • Richard Strauss at Vienna State Opera • Pappano conducts Die Walküre