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NEC celebrates an opera champion

Boris Goldovsky's career spanned five decades. Boris Goldovsky's career spanned five decades.
By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / October 24, 2008

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In the summer of 1940, the Russian-born pianist, conductor, and stage director Boris Goldovsky reported for duty at the newly established Berkshire Music Center. He was there to help run the opera department, and in his introductory meeting with the Boston Symphony Orchestra's music director Serge Koussevitzky, he owned up to a secret agenda: "I would like to find out ... (Full article: 550 words)

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