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Mutti, Sinopoli, and the Prologue to Attila

Riccardo Mutti, who made his house debut in the Met’s current run of Verdi’s Attila, enjoys a reputation as an insightful conductor of Verdi’s operas. I’ve never been able to understand his high standing as a Verdian. His conducting of the master’s works has always seemed to me to be rigid, overly forceful, and lacking…

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