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Mozart opera closes the gap and Schnittke sounds an alarm

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Performing arts
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Mozart opera closes the gap and Schnittke sounds an alarm

if you were lucky enough to hear Schnittke's "Not a Summer Night's Dream" from the LA Philharmonic, led dazzlingly by Gustavo Dudamel, it had to grab you.
Gary Leonard
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The Black Cat

Take My Picture Gary Leonard runs weekly at LA Observed.
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