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New York chronicle

On the pianist Marc-André Hamelin; Orfeo ed Euridice at the Metropolitan Opera; the Munich Philharmonic, conducted by Valery Gergiev; and the soprano Golda Schultz.

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Truth or consequences

On The Truth about Magic by Atticus, Feel Free by Nick Laird, Arias by Sharon Olds, Song of Songs: A Poem by Sylvie Baumgartel, Frolic and Detour by Paul Muldoon & Terminator: Poems, 2008–2018 by Richard Kenney.