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Pagliacci

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 15

HD gives a different perspective to Met productions
14 May 15 / The Opera Critic
Uneven new Cav/Pag at the Met
11 May 15 / Classics Today
Pag outshines Cav
2 May 15 / The Spectator
Marcelo Alvarez leads excellent cast in "Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci"
1 May 15 / Latinos Post
Cav/Pag miss/hit in Met’s debut of McVicar stagings
25 Apr 15 / Classical Voice North America
Cav and Pag together again, and still powerful, at the Met
20 Apr 15 / The Epoch Times
The Met Opera swaps out two more Zeffirellis
17 Apr 15 / Vanity Fair
Met’s new verismo double bill offers a static “Cav” and memorable “Pag”
16 Apr 15 / The Classical Review
It's a game of one half at the Met's Cav and Pag
16 Apr 15 / Slipped Disc
The Met’s semi-dynamic duo of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci
16 Apr 15 / Vulture
Drunk and deadly
16 Apr 15 / Wall Street Journal
A stunning new "Cav/Pag" with Alvarez shining in both
16 Apr 15 / The Huffington Post
At Met Opera, ‘Pagliacci’ goes vaudeville as ‘Cavalleria’ turns
16 Apr 15 / New York Times
Darkly intense Cavalleria rusticana and cluttered Pagliacci at the Met
16 Apr 15 / Bachtrack
Dismal staging and patchy singing blight Mascagni’s ‘twins’
16 Apr 15 / Financial Times
Cavalleria Rusticana

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 15

HD gives a different perspective to Met productions
14 May 15 / The Opera Critic
Uneven new Cav/Pag at the Met
11 May 15 / Classics Today
Pag outshines Cav
2 May 15 / The Spectator
Marcelo Alvarez leads excellent cast in "Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliacci"
1 May 15 / Latinos Post
Cav/Pag miss/hit in Met’s debut of McVicar stagings
25 Apr 15 / Classical Voice North America
Cav and Pag together again, and still powerful, at the Met
20 Apr 15 / The Epoch Times
The Met Opera swaps out two more Zeffirellis
17 Apr 15 / Vanity Fair
Drunk and deadly
16 Apr 15 / Wall Street Journal
A stunning new "Cav/Pag" with Alvarez shining in both
16 Apr 15 / The Huffington Post
At Met Opera, ‘Pagliacci’ goes vaudeville as ‘Cavalleria’ turns
16 Apr 15 / New York Times
Darkly intense Cavalleria rusticana and cluttered Pagliacci at the Met
16 Apr 15 / Bachtrack
Dismal staging and patchy singing blight Mascagni’s ‘twins’
16 Apr 15 / Financial Times
Met’s new verismo double bill offers a static “Cav” and memorable “Pag”
16 Apr 15 / The Classical Review
It's a game of one half at the Met's Cav and Pag
16 Apr 15 / Slipped Disc
The Met’s Semi-Dynamic Duo of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci
16 Apr 15 / Vulture
A diva who doesn’t seem like one
Soprano Eva-Maria Westbroek is a down-to-earth star who has paid her dues.
Vaudeville authenticity at the Metropolitan Opera
A double bill of “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “Pagliacci” at the Met includes vaudeville elements, on which Emil Wolk is an expert.
Zeljko Lucic withdraws from Met performances
Željko Lucic has withdrawn from his spring Met engagements in Cavalleria Rusticana and Aida due to illness.
The Rake's Progress

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 11

As Tom Paul Appleby announced himself a true rising star
11 May 15 / Latinos Post
'The Rake's Progress' returns to the Metropolitan Opera
9 May 15 / New Jersey Star Ledger
The Rake’s Progress makes for a rare, gratifying evening of neoclassical whimsy at The Met
6 May 15 / Bachtrack
A brief return for The Rake’s Progress
6 May 15 / Vulture
In brief encounter, Met affectionately recalls noted Rake
5 May 15 / Classical Voice North America
Musical standards were high, but Stravinsky’s masterpiece battled with the Met’s cavernous acoustic
5 May 15 / Financial Times
Stravinsky's 'Rake's Progress' back at the Met
4 May 15 / The Huffington Post
A rare treat from the Met
4 May 15 / The Guardian
“The Rake’s Progress” makes a brief return to the Met
4 May 15 / The Epoch Times
Met’s superb “Rake’s Progress” touches the mind and heart
4 May 15 / The Classical Review
Gerald Finley was superb as Nick Shadow
4 May 15 / Classical Source
Un Ballo in Maschera

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 6

Danse avec le diable
5 May 15 / Altamusica
Quinte flush royale
2 May 15 / Forum Opéra
A stellar cast led a disorientating production of Verdi’s opera
28 Apr 15 / Financial Times
Piotr Beczala was a personable King, vocally thrilling in ‘Di’ tu se fedele’
27 Apr 15 / Classical Source
Passion and Piotr Beczala make Verdi's epic sing
25 Apr 15 / The Guardian
James Levine conducts a noirish Verdi at the Metropolitan Opera
25 Apr 15 / New York Times
Don Carlo

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

L’auberge espagnole
5 May 15 / Forum Opéra
Don Carlo dans les graves
5 May 15 / Altamusica
Musically there was strong work from both the stage and the pit
4 Apr 15 / Operaclick (Eng)
A successful production, with good singing and acting
2 Apr 15 / Bachtrack
‘Don Carlo’ gets a gripping revival at the Met Opera
2 Apr 15 / New York Times
The Met presented an uneasy fusion of stylisation and literalism
2 Apr 15 / Financial Times
"Don Carlo" at the Met is grand opera
1 Apr 15 / The Huffington Post
‘Don Carlo’ gets a gripping revival at the Met Opera
1 Apr 15 / New York City Theater
Met’s “Don Carlo” impressive individually, a work in progress collectively
1 Apr 15 / The Classical Review
Die Lustige Witwe

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 25

Stellar cast in entertaining production
29 Apr 15 / Latinos Post
‘The Merry Widow,’ revisited at the Met
29 Apr 15 / New York Times
Stroman’s choreography figures prominently, as new leads join the production
28 Apr 15 / Classical Source
Met’s second-cast “Merry Widow” by no means second best
26 Apr 15 / The Classical Review
The Met's new Merry Widow needs to be merrier
2 Feb 15 / The Opera Critic
Sous le soleil de Satan
28 Jan 15 / Leidmotief
A stunning production with superb set designs
21 Jan 15 / Mark Ronan's Theatre Reviews
No weak links in Met’s lavish Merry Widow
20 Jan 15 / Seen and Heard
Andrew Davis has the baton waving and Franz Lehar's jaunty tunes start to fizz and pop
19 Jan 15 / Broadway World
Schmaltzy new Merry Widow underwhelms
19 Jan 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
No wit, no sparkle
19 Jan 15 / Telegraph
The Met’s The Merry Widow tries to put a fresh twist on an airy classic
16 Jan 15 / New York Magazine
Renée Fleming makes a sour ‘Merry Widow’ at the Met
12 Jan 15 / New York Observer
The Merry Widow waltzes into the Met
11 Jan 15 / The Epoch Times
The Met’s The Merry Widow tries to put a fresh twist on an airy classic
10 Jan 15 / Vulture
Renee Fleming was at the top of her game and did not disappoint the entire evening
9 Jan 15 / Classical Source
Susan Stroman’s Met debut
7 Jan 15 / Wall Street Journal
Kelli O'Hara and director Susan Stroman make their Metropolitan Opera debuts with Franz Lehár's classic operetta
6 Jan 15 / Theater Mania
Gala opening to The Merry Widow at The Metropolitan Opera
4 Jan 15 / Bachtrack
Susan Stroman’s 'The Merry Widow' dances the Met into the new year
3 Jan 15 / The Examiner
A new 'Merry Widow' with Renee Fleming in widow's weeds
2 Jan 15 / The Huffington Post
Susan Stroman’s production ramps up the cutesiness
2 Jan 15 / Financial Times
Champagne goes a bit flat in Met’s new “Merry Widow”
2 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
Talking (and talking) about love
2 Jan 15 / New York Times
Debut Met production by Susan Stroman, of 'The Producers' fame, offers bright performances and dull patches
2 Jan 15 / New York Daily News
Opera with high kicks
The Merry Widow's Renee Fleming and Susan Stroman on bringing Broadway flair to the Met.
Making merry with ‘Widow’
Celebrities turn out for premiere at Metropolitan Opera House.
Kelli O'Hara rings in 2015 merrily, with Met debut
Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara will make her Metropolitan Opera debut in the premiere of a new production of Franz Lehár's 1905 comic operetta The Merry Widow.
The Merry Widow’s fling with Hitler
The strange side story of the 1905 comic operetta, which is being presented by the Metropolitan Opera on New Year’s Eve.
Lucia di Lammermoor

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Great singing all-around from Albina Shagimuratova, Luca Salsi, Salvatore Cordella & Alistair Miles
9 Apr 15 / Latinos Post
Mary Zimmerman’s still-fresh production is made fresher still by Shagimuratova’s glimmering voice
4 Apr 15 / Opera Today
The Met’s ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ a vocal, though not dramatic, triumph
1 Apr 15 / CNY Café Momus
In Lucia at the Met, Tenor Calleja has the last word
24 Mar 15 / Broadway World
Calleja sings with nobility and passion at the Met’s Lucia di Lammermoor
19 Mar 15 / Bachtrack
This Lucia di Lammermoor, sadly, is far short of madness
19 Mar 15 / New York Observer
Shagimuratova Goes Brilliantly Mad In 'Lucia di Lammermoor'
18 Mar 15 / The Huffington Post
In ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ at the Met, singing through sickness
18 Mar 15 / New York Times
A worthy cast hits most of the high notes in Met’s “Lucia”
18 Mar 15 / The Classical Review
Michael Fabiano’s 7 hours from call to stage at the Met
The hot young tenor Michael Fabiano was out running errands near his home in Philadelphia around 1 pm when the Metropolitan Opera called, needing a tenor for “Lucia di Lammermoor.”
Michael Fabiano makes Met Opera debut in Lucia di Lammermoor
Michael Fabiano will make his Met role debut as Edgardo in this evening's performance of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, replacing Joseph Calleja, who is ill.
Ernani

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Luca Salsi replaces ailing Domingo in the Met's "Ernani"
7 Apr 15 / Bachtrack
Ernani au Metropolitan Opera de New York
6 Apr 15 / Opera Online
After 46 years at the Met, famed Placido Domingo bombs as baritone
28 Mar 15 / New York Observer
James Levine’s conducting enlivened a tawdry production
24 Mar 15 / Financial Times
Domingo still wears the crown in “Ernani”
23 Mar 15 / The Epoch Times
‘Ernani,’ with Plácido Domingo, a tussle to hold on to a love
23 Mar 15 / New York Times
Francesco Meli shines in title role alongside Placido Domingo, Angela Meade, Dmitry Belosselskiy
22 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
Young and old lions roar in Met’s retro “Ernani”
22 Mar 15 / The Classical Review
Luca Salsi races to sub for ailing Domingo at the Met
Baritone Luca Salsi found himself in a race to fill Placido Domingo's shoes at New York's Metropolitan Opera on Saturday afternoon.
Manon

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Manon au Metropolitan Opera de New York
26 Mar 15 / Opera Online
The sizzling outlaw lovers of the Met’s new Manon
19 Mar 15 / New York Observer
Trionfo per entrambi i protagonisti, ça va sans dire
17 Mar 15 / Operaclick (Ita)
The Met presents a spectacular Manon
16 Mar 15 / The Epoch Times
Damrau and Grigolo battle through Pelly’s Manon production... and win
12 Mar 15 / Bachtrack
An intellectually and emotionally engrossing production
11 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
Damrau and Grigolo ignite in Met’s thrilling “Manon”
11 Mar 15 / The Classical Review
‘Manon’ gets a revival at the Met
11 Mar 15 / New York Times
Damrau and Grigolo juggle love and money in Massenet's 'Manon
11 Mar 15 / The Huffington Post
La donna del lago

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 19

A magical Elena in Met's 'La Donna del Lago'
21 Mar 15 / Communities Digital News
Terrific performances in a static, uninspiring La Donna Del Lago
17 Mar 15 / Seen and Heard
Luxuriate in the singing, the music and the spectacle
17 Mar 15 / Broadway World
From the Met, Rossini and controversy
13 Mar 15 / Philadelphia Inquirer
La Donna del Lago au Metropolitan Opera de New York
4 Mar 15 / Opera Online
Vieni, o stella
4 Mar 15 / L'Ape musicale
La Dpnna del Lago is far from pitch-perfect at the Met
3 Mar 15 / Broadway World
Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez lead terrific cast
1 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
Three men vie for a woman’s heart during a Scottish feud
24 Feb 15 / Wall Street Journal
La Donna de Lago à New York... et bientôt dans les cinémas
21 Feb 15 / Diapason
‘The Lady of the Lake’ is frozen over at the Met
21 Feb 15 / New York Observer
Joyce DiDonato was glorious in the title role
21 Feb 15 / Classical Source
Joyce DiDonato is the best thing in the Met’s new La donna del lago
19 Feb 15 / New York Magazine
A fine-sounding La donna del lago at The Met
19 Feb 15 / Bachtrack
One for the woad
18 Feb 15 / parterre box
DiDonato triumphs over dismal staging in Met’s “Donna del Lago”
18 Feb 15 / The Classical Review
A ‘La Donna del Lago’ with melting tenderness at the Met
18 Feb 15 / New York Times
Joyce DiDonato shines in an otherwise poor production
18 Feb 15 / Financial Times
DiDonato soars in Rossini's "La Donna del Lago"
18 Feb 15 / The Huffington Post
Joyce DiDonato sings Rossini at the Met
And pays tribute to Camille Claudel in Princeton.
Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

A new cast impresses in the Metropolitan Opera's Tales of Hoffmann.
14 Mar 15 / Bachtrack
Lacking lovers make for uneven second-cast “Hoffmann”
7 Mar 15 / The Classical Review
Il trionfo del male
7 Mar 15 / L'Ape musicale
'Hoffmann' redux via Levine and Polenzani
7 Mar 15 / The Huffington Post
Saturday night was a very good one for Mr. Levine
2 Mar 15 / New York Times
Astounding rendition of Offenbach's magical masterpiece
10 Feb 15 / Latinos Post
Strong imagination and emotion in Sher’s Contes d’Hoffmann
4 Feb 15 / Seen and Heard
Hoffmann is a messy, but enjoyable, tale at the Met
28 Jan 15 / Broadway World
Vittorio Grigolo delivered a moving, musical performance, not just a personal appearance
22 Jan 15 / New York Observer
A pallid return for Hoffmann
19 Jan 15 / ConcertoNet (English)
A paucity of memorable stage moments in the Met’s ‘Tales of Hoffmann’
17 Jan 15 / CNY Café Momus
Bartlett Sher’s messy production has been deftly refocused
16 Jan 15 / Financial Times
Tempering his strut, a peacock soars without overpowering
16 Jan 15 / New York Times
The eternal optimist: Grigolo’s Hoffmann at The Met is simply spectacular
15 Jan 15 / Bachtrack
An inspired cast makes trippy magic in Met’s colorful “Hoffmann”
14 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
"Hoffmann's" tales fabulously staged with a sterling cast
14 Jan 15 / The Huffington Post
A wasted time
14 Jan 15 / parterre box
The first revival of Bartlett Sher’s serviceable 2009 production
14 Jan 15 / Classical Source
Carmen

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 9

Yonghoon Lee steps in for ailing Jonas Kaufmann, develops tremendous chemistry With Elina Garanca & Ailyn Perez
10 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
La gitana perfetta
4 Mar 15 / L'Ape musicale
Roberto Alagna dans Carmen au Metropolitan Opera
4 Mar 15 / Opera Online
Elina Garanca Reprises Her Role in ‘Carmen’
9 Feb 15 / New York Times
The Met mounts a well sung but dramatically unconvincing ‘Carmen’
8 Nov 14 / CNY Café Momus
Anita Rachvelishvili and Brandon Jovanovich triumph in Bizet's masterpiece
15 Oct 14 / Latinos Post
A fiery and doomed "Carmen" with Rachvelishvili
11 Oct 14 / The Huffington Post
Finding the Raw and Sensual in ‘Carmen’ and ‘Rusalka’
11 Oct 14 / New York Observer
Fire and ice: Rachvelishvili and Antonenko lead a successful Carmen revival at The Met
3 Oct 14 / Bachtrack
Jonas Kaufmann cancels his first performance of Carmen at the Met
Unfortunately for fans of Kaufmann, The Met announced that Kaufmann had canceled his first scheduled performance as Don José on Wednesday March 3rd because he was suffering from the flu.
Ailyn Pérez talks Metropolitan Opera debut
the daughter of Mexican immigrants Ailyn Pérez is scheduled to make her Metropolitan Opera debut in New York in Richard Eyre’s production of Georges Bizet’s “Carmen.”
Anita Rachvelishvili
The Georgian mezzo-soprano talks Carmen, Verdi, social media and future roles.
Don Giovanni

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 8

Tutti gli uomini di Zerlina
5 Mar 15 / L'Ape musicale
Peter Mattei leads stellar cast in nuanced rendition of Mozart masterpiece
4 Mar 15 / Latinos Post
Don Giovanni au Metropolitan Opera
25 Feb 15 / Opera Online
It’s all about that baritone in the Met’s ‘Don Giovanni’
16 Feb 15 / New York Observer
A dreary production with an uneven cast failed to impress
10 Feb 15 / Financial Times
With Mattei in the lead and Gilbert at the helm, Giovanni settles the score at the Met
10 Feb 15 / Broadway World
‘Don Giovanni’ at the Met Opera and in two other stagings
7 Feb 15 / New York Times
The find of the night was the Don Ottavio of Dmitry Korchak
6 Feb 15 / Classical Source
Iolanta

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 18

A tale of two addictions
27 Feb 15 / The Opera Critic
Unlock the double door of the horizon
27 Feb 15 / Leidmotief
Metropolitan de New York : Iolanta et Le Château de Barbe-Bleue
21 Feb 15 / Diapason
Bartók and Tchaikovsky – strange bedfellows at the Met
16 Feb 15 / Classics Today
Féerie et épouvante en direct du Metropolitan Opera
16 Feb 15 / Le Figaro
Cinematic techniques at the Met mingle light and dark operas
13 Feb 15 / Los Angeles Times
A solid double bill
10 Feb 15 / Latinos Post
The Met offers a sinister and successful double bill of thrillers
5 Feb 15 / New York Observer
Netrebko and Beczala a potent duo in Iolanta debut at the Met
5 Feb 15 / Broadway World
Bluebeard, blind princess, Putin pals liven up Met
5 Feb 15 / Bloomberg
Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle make odd bedfellows
5 Feb 15 / Classical Source
From darkness to light and back again
3 Feb 15 / Bachtrack
Door to door
2 Feb 15 / parterre box
A successful pairing of operas by Tchaikovsky and Bartók
2 Feb 15 / Financial Times
http://newyorkclassicalreview.com/2015/01/bartoks-darkness-overpowers-tchaikovskys-light-in-mets-double-bill/
31 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
Double bill at Met Opera, cinematic but misjudged
31 Jan 15 / Washington Post
Soaring voices and sour protest at premieres of 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'
31 Jan 15 / New York Daily News
Love and Obsession in 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'
31 Jan 15 / The Huffington Post
Protests at the opera
The very public protest on the Met stage after a performance of Iolanta raises the question as to whether world issues and art should be totally separate.
Protests take center stage
Art and politics collided Thursday night at the Metropolitan Opera House, when a protester critical of Russia’s policy in Ukraine mounted the stage during a curtain call.
Protester climbs onto stage at the Met Opera
A protester carrying a sign criticizing the policies of President Putin climbed onto the stage at the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday night as the diva Anna Netrebko took her curtain call.
Snow leads Met Opera to cancel a premiere
The snowstorm forced the Metropolitan Opera to cancel one of the highlights of its season: the double bill of Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta,” starring Anna Netrebko, and Bartok’s “Bluebeard’s Castle.”
Duke Bluebeard's Castle

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 19

A tale of two addictions
27 Feb 15 / The Opera Critic
Unlock the double door of the horizon
27 Feb 15 / Leidmotief
Metropolitan de New York : Iolanta et Le Château de Barbe-Bleue
21 Feb 15 / Diapason
Bartók and Tchaikovsky – strange bedfellows at the Met
16 Feb 15 / Classics Today
Féerie et épouvante en direct du Metropolitan Opera
16 Feb 15 / Le Figaro
Cinematic techniques at the Met mingle light and dark operas
13 Feb 15 / Los Angeles Times
A solid double bill
10 Feb 15 / Latinos Post
Bluebeard, blind princess, Putin pals liven up Met
5 Feb 15 / Bloomberg
Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle make odd bedfellows
5 Feb 15 / Classical Source
The Met offers a sinister and successful double bill of thrillers
5 Feb 15 / New York Observer
A powerhouse performance by Nadja Michael as Judith
5 Feb 15 / Broadway World
From darkness to light and back again
3 Feb 15 / Bachtrack
A successful pairing of operas by Tchaikovsky and Bartók
2 Feb 15 / Financial Times
Door to door
2 Feb 15 / parterre box
Soaring voices and sour protest at premieres of 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'
31 Jan 15 / New York Daily News
Love and Obsession in 'Iolanta' and 'Bluebeard's Castle'
31 Jan 15 / The Huffington Post
Bartok’s darkness overpowers Tchaikovsky’s light in Met’s double bill
31 Jan 15 / The Classical Review
Double bill at Met Opera, cinematic but misjudged
31 Jan 15 / Washington Post
A stage awash in tears and blood
31 Jan 15 / New York Times
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Metropolitan Opera


No. of reviews: 19

Met's masterly performance of Wagner's comic opera Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg delights cinemagoers
23 Feb 15 / Sydney Morning Herald
The Met’s Mastersingers sound splendid
5 Jan 15 / Buenos Aires Herald
The Met’s operatic endurance feat
The 6-Hour Wagner Comedy ‘Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg’ tests the endurance of audiences and performers alike.
Stepping back Into a role’s shoes
James Morris’s unexpected return to ‘Meistersinger’
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News & Articles

Metropolitan Opera drops use of blackface in Otello
When the Metropolitan Opera mounts a new production of Verdi's Otello in September there will be one important change; none of the actors will use blackface.
5 Aug 2015 / Independent
Met Opera’s opening-night screening will shift
The Metropolitan Opera has said that it is canceling the free screening in the plaza in front of the opera house this year but will be adding more seats to the one in Times Square.
29 Jul 2015 / New York Times
Met-Intendant Peter Gelb: Ein bisschen neidisch auf München?
Vor knapp einem Jahr beutelten Verhandlungen über Tarifabschlüsse und Gehälter die NY Met. Nun ist die Saison erfolgreich überstanden - und Met-Intendant Peter Gelb zu Besuch in München.
10 Jul 2015 / BR-online
For Metropolitan Opera’s general manager, a $2.1 million package
The Metropolitan Opera disclosed on Friday that its general manager, Peter Gelb, earned a total of $2.1 million in salary and benefits in 2013 but said a pay cut he took last year remains in effect.
13 Jun 2015 / Wall Street Journal
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