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Satyagraha, New York Times, April 2008

“That the impressive young conductor Dante Anzolini, in his Met debut, kept the tempos on the slow side lent weight and power to the repetitive patterns. At times, though, during stretches in the opera when Mr. Glass pushes the repetitions to extremes, as in the wild conclusion to the final choral scene in Act I, the music became a gloriously frenzied din of spiraling woodwind and organ riffs…you are not likely to hear the long, ethereal sextet in the last act sung with more calm intensity and vocal grace than it was here….(at the end of the performance) the audience erupted in a deafening ovation…”

New York Times, Anthony Tommasini, April 14, 2008

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