Table Of Contents: September 2009

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KARITA MATTILA LEAPS INTO THE MET'S NEW TOSCA

Vol. 74, No. 3

Winning Streak: Tenor Piotr Beczala
High Style: Anna Christy
Survival of the Fittest: The Changing U.S. Opera Landscape
Dallas Dazzle: The Winspear Opera House
Sound Bites: Sean Panikkar
Letter From Dublin
Teresa Zylis-Gara
The Hottest Tickets for the 2009-10 Season


Features
opera news Wild and Wonderful
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On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
Hot Tickets!
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We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
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The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
A Very Fine House
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After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
opera newsCrystal Clear
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You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsThe High Life
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What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
A Tosca for Our Time
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WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
Departments
Recordings
In Review
opera news Wild and Wonderful
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On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
opera news Wild and Wonderful
Subscribers Only
On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
opera news Wild and Wonderful
Subscribers Only
On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
opera news Wild and Wonderful
Subscribers Only
On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
opera news Wild and Wonderful
Subscribers Only
On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
opera news Wild and Wonderful
Subscribers Only
On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
opera news Wild and Wonderful
Subscribers Only
On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
opera news Wild and Wonderful
Subscribers Only
On opening night of the new season, Karita Mattila adds Puccini's Tosca - the ultimate diva role - to her Met repertoire. What should we expect? OUSSAMA ZAHR reports.
Hot Tickets!
Subscribers Only
We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
Hot Tickets!
Subscribers Only
We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
Hot Tickets!
Subscribers Only
We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
Hot Tickets!
Subscribers Only
We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
Hot Tickets!
Subscribers Only
We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
Hot Tickets!
Subscribers Only
We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
Hot Tickets!
Subscribers Only
We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
Hot Tickets!
Subscribers Only
We offer our choices for the must-see attractions in 2009-10.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
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The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
Subscribers Only
The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
Subscribers Only
The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
Subscribers Only
The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
Subscribers Only
The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
Subscribers Only
The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
Subscribers Only
The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
opera newsOpera in the Age of Anxiety
Subscribers Only
The worst financial crisis in decades has meant curtains for several regional U.S. companies. How drastically will other organizations need to rethink themselves if they are to survive? BARRY SINGER sizes up the situation.
A Very Fine House
Subscribers Only
After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
A Very Fine House
Subscribers Only
After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
A Very Fine House
Subscribers Only
After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
A Very Fine House
Subscribers Only
After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
A Very Fine House
Subscribers Only
After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
A Very Fine House
Subscribers Only
After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
A Very Fine House
Subscribers Only
After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
A Very Fine House
Subscribers Only
After staying too long at the State Fair, Dallas Opera takes a step forward with a move to the brand new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House. SCOTT CANTRELL reports.
opera newsCrystal Clear
Subscribers Only
You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsCrystal Clear
Subscribers Only
You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsCrystal Clear
Subscribers Only
You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsCrystal Clear
Subscribers Only
You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsCrystal Clear
Subscribers Only
You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsCrystal Clear
Subscribers Only
You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsCrystal Clear
Subscribers Only
You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsCrystal Clear
Subscribers Only
You can ask Piotr Beczala anything - anything - and he'll give you an honest answer. The sensationally talented young tenor, who makes his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut next month as Gounod's Faust, has a candid conversation with LOUISE T. GUINTHER.
opera newsThe High Life
Subscribers Only
What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
opera newsThe High Life
Subscribers Only
What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
opera newsThe High Life
Subscribers Only
What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
opera newsThe High Life
Subscribers Only
What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
opera newsThe High Life
Subscribers Only
What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
opera newsThe High Life
Subscribers Only
What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
opera newsThe High Life
Subscribers Only
What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
opera newsThe High Life
Subscribers Only
What makes Anna Christy stand out in a sea of light lyrics? WILLIAM R. BRAUN talks with the soprano as she prepares to sing Blonde in San Francisco Opera's Die Entführung aus dem Serail this month.
A Tosca for Our Time
Subscribers Only
WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
A Tosca for Our Time
Subscribers Only
WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
A Tosca for Our Time
Subscribers Only
WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
A Tosca for Our Time
Subscribers Only
WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
A Tosca for Our Time
Subscribers Only
WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
A Tosca for Our Time
Subscribers Only
WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
A Tosca for Our Time
Subscribers Only
WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
A Tosca for Our Time
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WILLIAM V. MADISON interviews Luc Bondy, who directs this season's new Tosca at the Met.
Viewpoint: Best Foot Forward
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by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
OperaWatch
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by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
On the Beat
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The London season kicks off with Linda di Chamounix at Covent Garden and Le Grand Macabre at ENO; a fine cast ignites High Spirits at the York.
by BRIAN KELLOW
Sound Bites: Sean Panikkar
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by BRIAN KELLOW
Reunion: Teresa Zylis-Gara
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by DAVID SHENGOLD
Letter from Dublin
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by BRIAN KELLOW
The Year in Opera
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A calendar of the 2009-10 opera season, compiled by TRISTAN KRAFT and LILY T. KASS.
Books
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Biographies of baritone Mattia Battistini and castrato Atto Melani; David J. Buch explores the supernatural in eighteenth-century musical theater.
Obituaries
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Mezzo-soprano and educator Betty Allen dies at eighty-two; singers Sandra Warfield, Harve Presnell and Gene Ferguson; broadcaster Norman Pellegrini.
Dateline
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by TRISTAN KRAFT
Coda: Where Does the Hate Come from?
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by PHILIP KENNICOTT

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