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POLITICAL WALLS, CULTURAL EMISSARIES by James Conlon

Read James Conlon’s latest blog for Musical America titled Political Walls, Cultural Emissaries.

“Classical music and ballet unite human beings not only across geographic and political borders, but also across the centuries. Music is healing and salutary for the human spirit.”

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James Conlon writes for Musical America on “Shostakovich and Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk”

James revisits and expands on an article written for Opera News in 1994, on the occasion of the opening night of the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Dimitri Shostakovich’s opera.

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The Oblique Censor, Part 3 of 3

Read James’ Keynote Address presented at the symposium “Music, Censorship and Meaning in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union: Echoes and Consequences” by the Ziering-Conlon Initiative for Recovered Voices at the Colburn School, now on his Musical America blog.

Click here to read The Oblique Censor, Part 3.

Upcoming Performances

Los Angeles, California   January February, 11, March, 23, April, 05, 2015

Thayer Hall, The Colburn School Conservatory of Music

San Marino, California   February 04, 2015

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Los Angeles, California   February 07, 15, 18, 21, 26, March, 01, 2015

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