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Review: Diverse works given life in Conlon's 'Recovered Voices'
Review: Diverse works given life in Conlon's 'Recovered Voices'

Conductor James Conlon is a one-man archaeological dig when it comes to resurrecting long-forgotten composers whose work was suppressed by Nazi Germany. But in the "Recovered Voices" chamber program he led at the Broad Stage on Thursday, the pieces Conlon chose steered clear of composers whose lives were tragically cut short in the concentration camps. Instead, the evening focused on five Austrian and German composers whose fates took luckier turns. All of them — Walter Arlen, Hanns Eisler, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Arnold Schoenberg and Eric Zeisl — escaped the Third Reich and landed in L.A., where they (and dozens of their émigré colleagues)...

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