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Kristine Opolais always wants to give her performances everything she has. If she has to cheat the audience, she’d rather not sing at all.
Rusalka in Houston
Ana María Martínez's dark-chocolate soprano was alone worth the price of admission in Houston Grand Opera's performances of Dvorak's opera.
LEONARD FOGLIA is one of opera’s busiest directors. This month he stages Cold Mountain at Opera Philadelphia and A Coffin in Egypt for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook.
Can opera ever meet twenty-first-century standards of political correctness? Should it even try?
Road Show: Anna Netrebko in St. Petersburg
The superstar soprano offers a guide to Russia's imperial city.
Sound Bites: Brandon Cedel
The South Carolina-born bass-baritone sings in Boston, Geneva, Munich and New York this season.
Kent Tritle is one of North America's busiest choral conductors. This month he takes on the challenge of Mahler's mighty eighth symphony.
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The Grammy nominees announced last week included many recordings reviewed by OPERA NEWS over the course of 2015. Here's what we loved....
Aidan Lang’s staging of
Le Nozze di Figaro
traveled from New Zealand Opera to Seattle Opera and, with costumes of recycled denim and shipping-container sets, proved to be right at home in the Pacific Northwest.
As the maiden effort of NYCO Renaissance,
made a shaky case for the resuscitated company's stewardship by emerging too indifferently staged and haphazardly executed.
Opera Philadelphia's presentation of Jennifer Higdon's
reaffirmed the power and high quality of the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer’s first-ever opera.
Violette Verdy, 82, Principal Dancer at New York City Ballet Who Appeared in Met Opera Performances, Has Died
Fabio Luisi Named as Music Director Designate of Florence's Opera di Firenze and Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Jaap Van Zweden Named as Next Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Succeeding Alan Gilbert
Baritone Jarrett Ott to Replace Nathan Gunn in East Coast Premiere of Higdon's
at Opera Philadelphia
Reviews in this Issue
Orfeo ed Euridice
Sarah Coburn: “Oh, When I Dream”
HEGGIE: “The Moon’s a Gong, Hung in the Wild”
Mass in B Minor
The Dream of Gerontius
The Little Match Girl
Les Femmes Vengées
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
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