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LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE: NEW BOOKS IN THE PERFORMING ARTS - The Real Toscanini: Musicians Reveal the Maestro


Author Cesare Civetta will give a presentation on Arturo Toscanini, the conductor who raised the standards of orchestral and operatic performance over an astonishing 68 years on the podium. Civetta’s  new book published by Amadeus press is a collection of vivid interviews with 50 artists who worked with the great conductor.

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