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Von Otter gives classic love songs a fitting airing

Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter balanced classical and pop tunes. Swedish mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter balanced classical and pop tunes.
By Matthew Guerrieri
Globe Correspondent / February 17, 2009

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CAMBRIDGE - On Valentine's Day eve, mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, accompanied by the jazz pianist Brad Mehldau, ended her Celebrity Series recital with "Some Other Time," Leonard Bernstein's classic of romance deferred. It was a fitting postscript to a program combining classical and pop, songs of love with songs of evanescence, musical distillates of moments passing, imagined, and remembered. (Full article: 413 words)

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