Table Of Contents: March 2001

opera news

Celebrating Verdi

Vol. 65, No. 9

Articles by Martin Bernheimer, Will Crutchfield, Richard Dyer, Mary Jane Phillips-Matz


Features
opera news The Road to Babylon
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Director Elijah Moshinsky and designer John Napier, the creative team behind the Met's first new production of Nabucco in forty years, talk to PATRICK GILES.
opera news The Sopranos
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Just who is the ideal Verdi soprano? Muzio or Milanov? Ponselle or Price? Or none of the above? RICHARD DYER looks for the answer in recordings of an aria that may be the composer's most challenging.
opera news Unsafe at Any Speed
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For prima donnas from Strepponi to Souliotis, Abigaille has proved to be a killer role. WILL CRUTCHFIELD charts the Nabucco danger zone.
opera news Grace Ann Under Pressure
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What has Grace Bumbry been up to lately? ALBERT INNAURATO finds out.
opera news Portraits of Manon
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Massenet's Manon may not be opera's noblest heroine, but STEVEN BLIER argues that she may be its most adaptable.
Stages of Verdi
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MARTIN BERNHEIMER revisits some of the twentieth century's most influential Verdi productions.
Departments
Recordings
In Review
The Casts
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Sound Bites: Christine Brandes
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By BROOKS PETERS
OperaWatch
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What to Read and Hear
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Viewpoint
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Video
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Telecasts of the Met's Tristan und Isolde and NYCO's La Bohème; vintage Horne and Moffo appearances
Dateline
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Coda
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Verdi's Final Masterpiece. By MARY JANE PHILLIPS-MATZ
Books
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A new translation of Die Zauberflöte; Callas under the microscope
On the Beat
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Obituaries
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Baritones Victor Braun and Cesare Bardelli; bass Aage Haugland; director Götz Friedrich; translator Ruth Martin; actor Werner Klemperer
Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts
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Manon, Die Zauberflöte, La Bohème, Nabucco

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