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Rachmaninoff Knock-Offs

At the age of 20, Sergei Rachmaninoff was facing an existential crisis when the very foundations of his life’s purpose were shaken and stirred by a series of unfortunate events. First, the death of his more-than-a-mentor.  “Tchaikovsky’s sudden death, in … Continue reading

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I Hearto Wenarto

The pleasure in watching others take pleasure in opera. Not really sure why (and this isn’t quite exactly how it happened), but when I awoke from my post-Thanksgiving slumber I found myself asking, “Do I really love opera?” After deep … Continue reading

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