Lorin Maazel and Madame Butterfly

On July 13 conductor Lorin Maazel passed away.  Maazel , 84, was a child prodigy who began leading orchestras at the age of 9.  His final performance was a production of Puccini's Madame Butterfly, which took place at the Castleton Festival in Virginia two days earlier. Tomer Zvulun, General and Artistic Director of the Atlanta Opera, collaborated with Maazel as [...]