Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
Mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson singing Bach's Cantata #199 in 2001. Nonesuch Records will soon release a recording of "Neruda Songs," written for her by her husband. (Evan Richman for The New York Times) Evan Richman for The New York Times
Classical Music

Invited to share a secret

New CD captures Lieberson, BSO at a special moment

By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / December 10, 2006

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When the extraordinary mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson died this past summer at the age of 52, there was an upwelling of sadness in the classical music world. Beyond her radiant tone and her remarkable musicianship, her performances seemed to have touched the lives of so many people in ways that were deeply personal. In the weeks following her death, concert ... (Full article: 1468 words)

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