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05 Jun 2010

Renée Fleming -- opera, pop and snobbery (and music samples)

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By Kevin Berger [LA Times, 5 June 2010]

By no means do I mean to sound self-centered, but when I interviewed Renée Fleming to detail the making of her first rock album, "Dark Hope" -- you can read the article here -- she said she was going to start consulting me about music. I was, she said, the rare person "tuned in to something I've been thinking a lot about lately -- the bridge between classical and contemporary music, and where one leads to another."

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