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Kurtag premiere in Salzburg delayed until 2014

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NEW YORK (AP) — The world premiere of an opera composed by Gyorgy Kurtag based on Samuel Beckett's "Endgame" has been delayed a year until 2014. The Salzburg Festival said Wednesday that it will be replaced on its schedule next summer by a production of Harrison Birtwistle's "Gawain" that opens July 26. Kurtag, an 86-year-old Hungarian composer, intends to complete his new work in time for the...

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