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03 Oct 2005

Countdown to the Eve of Destruction

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/03/arts/music/03atom.html

Robert OppenheimerBy Anthony Tommasini [NY Times, 3 October 2005]


SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 2 - The last person to take a bow when John Adams's "Doctor Atomic" had its momentous premiere on Saturday night at the San Francisco Opera was not the composer but Pamela Rosenberg, the outgoing general director of the company. Though it is unorthodox for an opera house administrator to appear onstage for curtain calls, here it was warranted.

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