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Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva sings the great diva roles with deeply personal expression. by Fred Cohn.
A Winter's Journey
Music-loving loners inhabit Willa Cather’s fiction. by Marjorie Sandor.
Soprano Lisette Oropesa's poised yet spicy singing is attracting attention. by Scott Barnes.
Sound Bites: Sarah Mesko
The rising mezzo from Hot Springs, Arkansas, arrives at the Met this season. by Brian Kellow.
At the Summit
Baritone Gerald Finley returns to the Met this month to sing the title role in a new production of Guillaume Tell.
Has the overwhelming success of Hamilton transformed Broadway forever?
Rossini's Last Stand
Guillaume Tell Was Rossini's last opera—and the crowning glory of his career as an opera composer.
Sound Bites: Lauren Worsham
The label-defying Texas soprano balances the worlds of opera, Broadway, cabaret and rock.
The Met’s new Isolde this month is NINA STEMME, who thrives on the challenges of opera’s toughest roles.
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The Dark Knight
Australian tenor Stuart Skelton sings Wagner's Tristan on opening night of the Met season.
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A Real Piece of Gesamtkunstwerk
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: Forging an Epic,” a trove of rare materials that’s essential viewing....
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Florentine Opera scored a success with the world premiere of
, based upon Theodore Dreiser’s urban fable of a young country girl’s pursuit of the American Dream.
Lyric Opera assembled the finest international cast possible today for its new-to-Chicago production of
Lucia di Lammermoor
: its opening night was grand night for singing.
Robert Carsen, Christine Goerke, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Matthew Polenzani and Frederica von Stade to Receive 2017
Susan Graham Tapped to Replace Sophie Koch as Dido in Upcoming Lyric Opera of Chicago Performances of
Peter Allen, 96, Longtime Metropolitan Opera Radio Announcer, has Died
Plácido Domingo Renews Contract as General Director of LA Opera Through 2021-22 Season
Reviews in this Issue
Karine Deshayes: "Rossini"
Barbara Hendricks: Blues Everywhere I Go
Take All My Loves
Hank Nevin & Hans Eijsackers: "Rêves d’Espagne"
Vier Ernste Gesänge
Florian Boesch & Malcolm Martineau: "Schubert"
BACH: "Secular Cantatas, Vol. 6"
I Fagiolini: "Amuse-Bouche"
Johannette Zomer: "Vivaldi: Jubilate!"
Fede, Speranza e Amor Divino
, and other sacred works
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
and other works
Die Wilden Schwäne
La Gloria di Primavera
Sylvia McNair: "Subject To Change!"
Der Ring des Nibelungen
WOLF: “Kennst du das Land?”
I Gioielli della Madonna
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