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Take 5 | Andriana Chuchman
This month, the soprano sings Lauretta in LA Opera's season-opening production of Gianni Schicchi.
The Love Object
A guide to enjoying Alban Berg's LULU, which returns to the Met next month in a new staging by William Kentridge.
The sensational Diana Damrau's upcoming season includes Donizetti's Lucia in San Francisco and Leïla in the Met's new production of Les Pêcheurs de Perles.
Crisis at the Coliseum
The surprise departure of artistic director John Berry in July marked a critical point in the fortunes of English National Opera.
Road Show: Jennifer Larmore in Amsterdam
The American mezzo loves singing and spending time in the royal city of the Netherlands.
The 2015-16 season calendar is packed with great opera. Here are fifteen of the top coming attractions in the U.S.
Sound Bites: Wallis Giunta
This month, the mezzo sings Tiffany in Adams's I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky for her Rome debut.
September 2015 — VOL. 80, NO. 3
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On the Record: Winners of the Tenth Annual Opera News Awards
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The Tucker Tradition
Tenor Michael Fabiano figured in most of the vocal high-points of this year's Richard Tucker Gala....
On the Beat
Director John Jarboe and Opera Philadelphia probe the Warhol phenomenon with
Andy: A Popera
; Grist works her magic on students at the Arroyo Foundation.
The U.S. premiere of
Written on Skin
at Mostly Mozart was gripping from start to finish, with every note of George Benjamin's score perfectly calibrated to lend urgent drama to this spellbinding tale.
As the title heroine in this year’s Salzburg Festival performances of Bellini's
, Cecilia Bartoli was nothing short of sensational, delivering a vocally astonishing characterization that made every phrase seem like a discovery.
Following Brain Tumor Diagnosis, Dimitri Hvorostovsky Will Return to the Metropolitan Opera for Fall
Jamie Barton to Replace Elīna Garanča as Giovanna Seymour in Met Performances of
Metropolitan Opera Names Senior Radio Producer Mary Jo Heath as Company's New Full-Time Radio Host
Santa Fe Opera Announces Commission of 2017 World-Premiere by Mason Bates and Mark Campbell,
The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs
Reviews in this Issue
Diana Damrau: "Fiamma del Belcanto"
Brooklyn Art Song Society: “New Voices”
Concerto Caledonia: “Purcell’s Revenge”
The Magic Knight
Mompou: "Becquerianas, Comptines: Complete Songs, Vol. 2"
Mompou: "Song of the Soul: Complete Songs, Vol. 1"
R. Strauss: "The Complete Songs, Vol. 7"
Rupert Charlesworth and Edwige Herchenroder: “Nocturnes”
Stile Antico: “From the Imperial Court: Music for the House of Hapsburg”
The Choir of Queens’ College, Cambridge: “For the Wings of a Dove”
Dinara Alieva and Aleksandrs Antonenko: "Verdi, Puccini, Tchaikovsky"
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