Julius Rudel, Longtime Director Of New York City Opera, Dies At 93

June 26, 2014 7:22 PM

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hide captionJulius Rudel, photographed (ca. 1970) in rehearsal with the orchestra of the New York City Opera, spent more than three decades with the company.

Conductor Julius Rudel, a defining figure in 20th-century opera production, died early Thursday morning. He was 93, and died at his New York home of natural causes, according to his son Anthony Rudel, station manager of Boston classical music broadcaster WCRB. WCRB is part of Classical New England a...

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