Table Of Contents: August 2012

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OPERA'S NEXT WAVE: THE VOICES AND FACES OF THE FUTURE

Vol. 77, No. 2

• Making Changes: Where Will Opera Be in Ten Years?
• A Dream Realized: OPERA America's New National Opera Center
• Sound Bites: Ryan McKinny
• Farewell to Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau


Features
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What will opera look like in ten years? Isn't it obvious? Or should we be expecting something completely different? PHILIP KENNICOTT offers his thoughts.
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JENNIFER MELICK visits Manhattan's brand-new National Opera Center, a meeting, rehearsal and performance facility planned and operated by OPERA America.
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With a tumultuous economy, the advent of HD screenings and the ongoing march of the technological revolution, the opera world is going through a period of profound change. What will the opera landscape look like ten years from now? OPERA NEWS's editors have chosen twenty-five names — and one venue — we believe are poised to break out and become major forces in the field in the coming decade.
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Conductor EVAN ROGISTER
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Soprano ANGELA MEADE
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Tenor MICHAEL FABIANO
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Fort Worth Opera's DARREN K. WOODS
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Bass-baritone LUCA PISARONI
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Composer NICO MUHLY
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MICHAEL CHRISTIE, conductor; music director Minnesota Opera
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Mezzo-soprano ISABEL LEONARD
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Librettist/lyricist MARK CAMPBELL
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Soprano AILYN PÉREZ
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Tenor ALEK SHRADER
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Soprano LATONIA MOORE
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Canadian Opera Company's ALEXANDER NEEF
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Mezzo-soprano KATE LINDSEY
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Soprano EGLISE GUTIÉRREZ
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Director THADDEUS STRASSBERGER
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Conductor ANNE MANSON
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Countertenor ANTHONY ROTH COSTANZO
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Baritone JOSHUA HOPKINS
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The team of JULIAN CROUCH & PHELIM McDERMOTT
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Soprano AMBER WAGNER
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Opera administrator ANDREAS MITISEK
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Tenor JAVIER CAMARENA
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Baritone QUINN KELSEY 
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Director DMITRI TCHERNIAKOV
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Manhattan's LE POISSON ROUGE — with its popular prices and unstuffy atmosphere, it may be the true way of the future for concert presentation.
Departments
Recordings
In Review
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Leib Goldkorn returns, in the fourth installment of Leslie Epstein's series of picaresque novels.
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by OUSSAMA ZAHR
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Smash's Hilty lights up Gentlemen Prefer Blondes; the Paley Center rediscovers NBC Opera Theatre's brilliant Butterfly.
by BRIAN KELLOW
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by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
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by BRIAN KELLOW
Dateline
by TRISTAN KRAFT
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by PATRICK DILLON
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Subscribers Only
Protean baritone Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau dies at eighty-six; longtime opera news correspondent Horst Koegler; artist manager Herbert Breslin; soprano Judith Nelson.

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