Watch & Listen
Rote Laterne in Zurich
Christian Jost’s adaptation of Raise the Red Lantern in Zurich appeared to have all the necessary ingredients for a hit. But what emerged on opening night was a succès d'estime.
Take 5 | Corinne Winters
American soprano Corinne Winters, who this month sings Donna Anna in Flanders performances of Don Giovanni, answers five questions from the editors of OPERA NEWS.
SHEILA JOHNSTON visits with the singular soprano, Patricia Petibon, who will cast her spell at the Aix Festival this season as Handel’s Alcina.
Rising star Sonya Yoncheva offers a captivating recital of arias from operas with a connection to the City of Light.
Sound Bites: Norman Garrett
Norman Garrett’s lush, round baritone voice, marked by a superb command of legato line, has earned him victories in many of the big international voice competitions.
The Kaleidoscopic World of Royce Vavrek
His words give a bizarre lift to contemporary opera. This spring, Vavrek’s Dog Days comes to Fort Worth and L.A.
The well-loved traditions at Sussex’s Glyndebourne, a uniquely British cultural institution, are in no danger of disappearing.
Take 5 | Matthew Worth
This month, baritone Matthew Worth sings the role of Sergeant Raymond Shaw in the world premiere of The Manchurian Candidate at Minnesota Opera.
April 2015 — VOL. 79, NO. 10
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In April, Broadway's Douglas Sills stars opposite Renée Fleming in Joe DiPietro’s
Living on Love
at the Longacre Theater.
In Opera San Antonio’s double bill of
Segreto di Susanna
, Anna Caterina Antonacci applied an enormous palette of vocal colors and inflections to portray a woman losing control.
HENRY STEWART uncovers the popular history behind Puccini’s crowd-pleasing, ahistorical tragedy.
Contralto Maria Radner and Bass-Baritone Oleg Bryjak Killed in Germanwings Flight Crash in French Alps
Nicholas Brownlee, Marina Costa-Jackson, Joseph Dennis, Reginald Smith, Jr. and Virginie Verrez Named as Winners of Metropolitan Opera's National Council Auditions
David Bennett, Former Executive Director of Gotham Chamber Opera, Appointed General Director of San Diego Opera
Ill with Flu, Tenor Jonas Kaufmann Withdraws from Saturday's Metropolitan Opera Performance of
Reviews in this Issue
Hibla Gerzmava: “Vocal Cycles and Romances by Russian Composers”
Marcelo Álvarez: “20 Years on the Opera Stage”
Philippe Jaroussky: "Pieta"
La Concordia de' Pianeti
Carolyn Sampson: “A French Baroque Diva: Arias for Marie Fel”
Tess of the D’Urbervilles
Hana Blažíková: “Vienna 1709”
Out of Darkness
Katherine Unha Keem: “Songs and Arias by Garth Baxter”
Latvian Radio Choir: “Sacred Love”
Das Land des Lächelns
Leo Nucci: "Kings & Courtiers: Great Verdi Arias"
Nancy Tatum: "Operatic Recital"
Vier Letzte Lieder
Sándor Kónya: "The Art of Sándor Kónya"
Ute Lemper: “Forever: The Love Poems of Pablo Neruda”
Virginia Zeani: “Operatic Recital”
The Vanishing Bridegroom
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