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Making 'Neruda Songs' her own

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Kelley O'Connor joins the National Symphony Orchestra for a program steeped in romance. Composer Peter Lieberson set his "Neruda Songs" to five sonnets by Chilean poet Pablo Neruda for his beloved wife, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Like O'Connor, she had a commanding mezzo-soprano voice that conveyed the message of eternal love to the fullest. Following his wife's death in 2006, Lieberson received...

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