The Hills Are Alive ...

To get how big a deal this is, imagine Eminem, Shania Twain, Britney Spears, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and 40 more of pop's hottest acts gathering in an Alpine village to chew the fat, hang out and occasionally perform together — for no fees and no charitable cause — under a tent with a seating capacity of just 1,750. It could only happen in a pop-music fan's wildest dreams. But this week lovers of classical music will see their equivalent fantasy come true. Until Aug. 3, the world's best classical musicians and singers will gather in the Swiss mountain village of...

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