Best of 2007 - Classical
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Best of 2007 — Classical

Best of 2007 - Classical
Gustavo Dudamel dominated the year in classical music with galvanizing performances that had audiences eating out of his hand. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Classical
Philip Glass remains indispensable. His recent works are a study in the profound and politically penetrating. (Chad Buchanan / Getty Images)
Best of 2007 - Classical
Ricky Ian Gordon’s “The Grapes of Wrath” shows that the opera repertory has considerable potential left. (Michal Daniel / Minnesota Opera)
Best of 2007 - Classical
Michael Tilson Thomas had a masterful return to the Hollywood Bowl. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Classical
Thomas Hampson’s Macbeth for San Francisco Opera was one of the most nuanced, illuminating opera performances around. (Terrence McCarthy)
Best of 2007 - Classical
Dawn Upshaw, back from treatment for breast cancer, sounded even more devoted to every note she sang than she had before. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Best of 2007 - Classical
The Master Chorale premiered two major works: Christopher Rouse’s loud-enough-to-raise-the-dead Requiem and the striking opening scene of Louis Andriessen’s forthcoming opera, “La Commedia.” (Stefano Paltera / For The Times)
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