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Road Show: Stephen Costello in Philadelphia
The tenor, a native of the City of Brotherly Love, gives ERIC MYERS an insider look at his hometown’s cultural and culinary highlights.
Out Late with Ramsey Lewis
Jazz great Ramsey Lewis goes out on the town post-show with F. PAUL DRISCOLL.
Starting out in a foreign country is daunting for a young singer. Six American artists under contract in Europe tell PATRICK DILLON about their experiences.
What’s it like to be the star attraction on an opera-themed cruise? SCOTT BARNES gets the lowdown from soprano Christine Brewer.
Composing a Life
Jake Heggie has overcome some dark days to ascend to the top of his profession. MATTHEW SIGMAN sits down with the composer for a preview of
, opening in Dallas in October.
Listening to the Hebrides: A Journey to the Isle of Staffa
MARJORIE SANDOR follows in the footsteps of Felix Mendelssohn, finding inspiration and awe in the ancient isles off the Scottish coast.
FRED COHN traces the Met’s first Japanese tour from its bold inception to its triumphant conclusion.
Sense of Place
Many operas are inextricably linked with their settings. FRED PLOTKIN muses on the European locales that bring music to his ears.
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In her final performance as Wagner's heroine, Waltraud Meier showed that her Isolde is still as complete a portrayal, as riveting an occurrence, as intense a dramatic and vocal interpretation as one might ever experience.
Fiona Shaw's excellent production of Britten's
Rape of Lucretia
at Glyndebourne was unusually complex in its presentation of the central characters and their interactions.
Everything you've always wanted to know about Bellini’s beloved tragedy
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July 2015 — VOL. 80, NO. 1
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