Pick of the Week:

Emmanuelle returns

The Opéra National de Paris has released its plans for 2011/12, giving me the great satisfaction of reading that Emmanuelle Haim has been invited to

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It's crunch time at the Liceu

The money has run out at Barcelona’s beautifully restored opera house.  Next season will start a month late, in October. The staff are being sent

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Richest man in modern music

The Grawemeyer award, the largest in contemporary music, has gone to the Dutch composer Louis Andriessen for his opera La Commedia, staged in 2008.  The

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