Oct. 12: Joan Sutherland, 1926-2010

By Brian McCreath

For more about John Harbison, the influence of Mahler and Sibelius on his work, and the coming series of his symphonies in performances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, visit the Boston Globe.

Meanwhile, word has come through that soprano Joan Sutherland died peacefully yesterday at the age of 83.  I'll have a couple of highlights of her work with Luciano Pavarotti at around 3:30 today, and you can learn more at NPR Music's Deceptive Cadence and at Opera Chic, where I found this video:

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