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On this day ..
30 September
BIRTHS Andrew Shore (1952) DEATHS Virgil Thomson (1989) PREMIERES Die Zauberflöte (Mozart; 1791) Les pêcheurs de perles (Bizet; 1863)
01 October
BIRTHS Paul Dukas (1865) Sylvano Bussotti (1931) Peter Stein (1937) DEATHS John Blow (1708) Ernst Toch (1964, 50 years) Joonas Kokkonen (1996) PREMIERES Hippolyte et Aricie (Rameau; 1733) L'arbore di Diana (Soler; 1787) Christophorus (Schreker; 1978)
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Christopher Hogwood English conductor. 10 Sep 1941, Nottingham -- 24 Sep 2014, Cambridge
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Openings
Heemstede. Britten: Owen Wingrave (30 Sep).
Lille. Hosokawa: Matsukaze (30 Sep-3 Oct).
Berlin(Deutsche). Meyerbeer: Dinorah (1 Oct).
Marseille. Ponchielli: La Gioconda (1-10 Oct).
Cottbus. Egk: Peer Gynt (2 Oct-28 Dec).
Köln. Hasse: Leucippo (2-11 Oct).
Cardiff(WNO). Rossini: Moses in Egypt (3-5 Oct).
Kharkiv. Gulak-Artemovsky: Zaporozhets za Dunayem (3 Oct).
Olomouc. Nedbal: Polska krev (3 Oct).
Poznan. Kassern: Comedy of the Dumb Wife (3-9 Oct).
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Acknowledgements: 'Performances': Simon Boccanegra; David Pountney / WNO // 'Companies': Schloss Esterházy, Eisenstadt

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