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Justin Davidson

October 8, 2007 | The Classical Music Review
Pretty Bloody Good

Natalie Dessay is a fabulous, if not exactly subtle, Lucia.

October 1, 2007 | Intelligencer
See Jane Be Co-opted

A new exhibition shows how Jane Jacobs became famous for the wrong things.

December 3, 2007 | Intelligencer
Coast of Dystopia

Thankfully, the delirious New York of the Hudson Yards proposals won’t get built.

October 1, 2007
Bond’s Latest Gadget

Herzog & de Meuron’s new condo building for Ian Schrager puts a swingy, dapper spin on the glass curtain wall.

October 1, 2007 | Feature
Traveling Man: Esa-Pekka Salonen

On October 5, Miller Theatre will present a Esa-Pekka Salonen retrospective as part of its “Composer Portraits” series. He spoke with Justin Davidson.

September 24, 2007 | The Classical Music Review
Not So Beloved

Margaret Garner, the opera by Richard Danielpour and Toni Morrison, fails its powerful material.

September 3, 2007 |
Reviving ‘Vanessa’

On November 4, City Opera revives Vanessa, the superheated love triangle, with the indomitable Lauren Flanigan in the title role.

September 3, 2007 |
Young Man With a Baton

Last spring, when the Los Angeles Philharmonic had to pick its next music director, it hired a man whom the American public has hardly heard of: the 26-year-old Gustavo Dudamel.

September 3, 2007 |
The 42-Year-Old Rookie

Natalie Dessay, finally front and center at the Met.

September 3, 2007 |
When Google Owns Your Instrument

Daniel Bernard Roumain's musical language includes styles from all over the world. Perhaps the most accurate—and ethnically neutral—label would be a YouTube composer.

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