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Words and Birds: Jamie Barton in Recital and “The Thieving Magpie” at Glimmerglass

Words and Birds: Jamie Barton in Recital and “The Thieving Magpie” at Glimmerglass

Jamie Barton delights in “Bon Appétit!” and Rossini’s “Thieving Magpie” receives an energetic presentation.

General Angst: “Aureliano in Palmira” Arrives at Caramoor

General Angst: “Aureliano in Palmira” Arrives at Caramoor

Clocking in at nearly four hours and receiving a uniformly committed and capable presentation from the Bel Canto at Caramoor forces, this Rossini rarity is a fine example of the young composer’s music that would only tighten, both musically and dramatically, as his career progressed.