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Daniel Okulitch, who sings the title role in Santa Fe's new Don Giovanni, is one of opera's great risk takers.
Bass-baritone Johan Reuter, who sings everything from Wagner to Harrison Birtwistle, is one of opera's best singing actors.
Drama With a Purpose
Jack Perla and Rajiv Joseph's Shalimar the Clown, based on Salman Rushie's novel, aims for the power of grand opera and the impact of contemporary relevance.
Brian Mulligan, who this summer sings John Procter in Glimmerglass performances of The Crucible, loves playing the characters on the edge.
West Side Story in Salzburg
When Cecilia Bartoli's Maria finally opened her mouth, one could practically hear the audience breathe a sigh of relief.
Sound Bites: Gregory Spears
The composer's new opera, Fellow Travelers, bows this month at Cincinnati Opera.
JFK in Fort Worth
On the whole, Paul Moravec and Mark Campbell's adaptation of Stephen King's novel delivered a whole slew of edge-of-your-seat moments.
Voices of Summer
A calendar of this summer's must-see events on the European-festival circuit.
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On the Record: Winners of the Tenth Annual Opera News Awards
On the Record: Opera News's 13th Annual Diva Issue
A Real Piece of Gesamtkunstwerk
The Morgan Library is now exhibiting “Wagner’s
: Forging an Epic,” a trove of rare materials that’s essential viewing....
Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Opera News with seminal articles and excerpts from our archives that have never before appeared on our website.
Soprano Amy Shoremount-Obra returns to the Verdi repertoire this month, when she sings her first performance of the Requiem with the National Chorale at David Geffen Hall.
On the Beat
Sarasota Sempreverdi: Todd Thomas wraps up Sarasota Opera’s monumental Verdi cycle with
La Battaglia di Legnano
Met Opera Taps Sondra Radvanovsky to Replace Anna Netrebko in
Slated to Open 2017-18 Season
Soprano Anna Netrebko, Forgoing Role of Norma, Withdraws from Slated Royal Opera and Met Productions
Brian Asawa, 49, Countertenor Who Found Acclaim on U.S. and International Stages, Has Died
Capping an Historic Tenure, James Levine to Retire as Metropolitan Opera Music Director at the End of the Current Season
Reviews in this Issue
Ailish Tynan: "Nacht und Träume"
Alyson Cambridge: "Until Now"
Benita Valente: "Volume 2"
BERLIN: "This is the Life!"
Dmitri Hvorostovsky: "Shostakovich and Liszt Sonnets"
Dorothea Röschmann: "Mozart Arias"
Iphigénie en Tauride
Acis and Galatea
Hilde Gueden: “Richard Strauss Lieder”
The Lesson of Da Ji
Günther von Schwarzburg
Julia Lezhneva: "Handel"
Lucy Crowe, William Berger: "Duet"
CAVALLI: "Heroines of the Venetian Baroque"
Les Mystères d’Isis
Die Entführung aus dem Serail
MOZART: Requiem Mass in D minor
Sabine Devieilhe: "The Weber Sisters"
TCHAIKOVSKY: "Complete Songs"
Veronique Gens: "Néère"
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