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The Royal Opera's L'Orfeo at the Roundhouse in North London
The Royal Opera’s production of Monteverdi’s opera, staged at the Roundhouse in North London, marked the first time that the company had presented this earliest of great operas.
Italian mezzo Daniela Barcellona, who sings Malcolm in the Met's Donna del Lago, has established a singular place for herself as a singer with unusual depth of feeling.
Elena Obraztsova, 77, Bolshoi Mezzo Who Became a Star in the West, has Died
Salome in San Antonio
The fledgling Opera San Antonio featured a gleaming Patricia Racette in the soprano's staged role-debut as Strauss's willful princess.
The Mozart Effect
Bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni, the scene-stealing Leporello in Don Giovanni at the Met, has a passion for Mozart. FRED COHN reports.
The Sound of a Legend
Plácido Domingo conjures up the magic of the Mediterranean Sea in his new song-recital program.
February 2015 — VOL. 79, NO. 8
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Next month, soprano Julia Bullock makes her English National Opera debut, reprising the title role in Peter Sellars’s staging of Purcell’s
The Indian Queen
This month, Catherine Martin brings her distinctive mezzo to the role of Sister Helen Prejean in Dayton Opera performances of
Dead Man Walking
The fledgling Opera San Antonio featured a gleaming Patricia Racette in the soprano's first staged role-debut as Strauss's willful, adolescent princess, Salome.
Helga Schmidt, General Director of Valencia’s Palau de les Arts, Arrested on Charges of Financial Irregularities
Elena Obraztsova, 75, Bolshoi Mezzo Who Became a Star in the West, has Died
NY Philharmonic and Lincoln Center Announce Plans to Co-Produce New York Premieres of Modern Operas
San Francisco Opera's 2015-16 Season to Feature New
, American Premiere of
Fall of the House of Usher
, Company Premiere of
Reviews in this Issue
Cecilia Bartoli: “St. Petersburg”
Vespri Solenni per la Festa di San Marco
Thomas Hampson and Wolfram Rieger: “Notturno”
Renée Fleming: “Christmas in New York”
George London: “On Broadway”
José Carreras: "Sings Donizetti, Bellini, Verdi, Mercadante, Ponchielli"
Lawrence Zazzo: “A Royal Trio”
Membra Jesu Nostri
Cesare Siepi: “Easy to Love”
Requinauts: Return to Spirit
Eugene Conley: Operatic Recital
Hans Hotter: “The Art of Hans Hotter”
Ingvar Wixell: “Sings Verdi”
The Cloud of Unknowing
Songs of the Soul
Lisa Della Casa: “Operatic Recital”/“Lieder Recital”
Lydia Marimpietri & Ugo Benelli: "Romantic Songs"
Le Due Gemelle
Blaise le Savetier
Moses und Aron
SPRATLAN, KALLICK & DOWNEY:
Eine Florentinische Tragödie
Seven Maeterlinck Songs
CARTER: Elliott Carter Edition, Volume 9
Pilar Lorengar: “A Portrait in Live Studio Recordings from 1959-1962”
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