Table Of Contents: December 1994

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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Comes to the Met

Vol. 59, No. 6

Rewriting Opera Plots
Broadcasts of Lady Macbeth, Rigoletto
Telecast of Il Tabarro/Pagliacci


Features
Resnik Revisited
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The mezzo made her Met debut fifty years ago, but she shows no sign of slowing down. By DAVID McKEE
The Two Katerinas
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In 1934, Stalin stamped out Lady Macbeth, but Shostakovich rethought it-twenty years later. By LAUREL E. FAY
The Whole Truth
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Notes on Lady Macbeth. By JAMES CONLON
Aerialists
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Texaco celebrates fifty-five years of Met broadcasts. By PETER WYNNE
Critical Edition
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What's so bad about Scarpia? F. PAUL DRISCOLL asks several opera pros for rewrites of their favorite classics.
"It Vas Premiere"
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The night Shostakovich came to the Met. By DAVID J. BAKER
Departments
Recordings
In Review
OperaWatch
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Notebook
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Viewpoint
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Telecast of December 28: Il Tabarro/Pagliacci
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Broadcast of December 17: Rigoletto
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More information
Backstage at Versailles
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What's playing at Louis XIV's theater. By PATRICIA REILLY
Dateline
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Coda: Hearing Voices
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By ALBERT INNAURATO

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