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Wagner wins over La Scala's ardent Verdi fans

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MILAN (AP) — Richard Wagner won over La Scala's ardent Verdi followers during the gala season premiere on Friday with a production of "Lohengrin" that packed surprises -- including the last-minute arrival of German soprano Annette Dasch in the role of Elsa after two singers fell ill with the flu. Dasch, who has sung the role in the Bayreuth festival since 2010, got a call at her home in Berlin...

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