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Reunion: Anna Tomowa-Sintow
DAVID J. BAKER catches up with the soprano, whose performances with Karajan, Levine and Böhm remain legendary.
The Kaleidoscopic World of Royce Vavrek
His words give a bizarre lift to contemporary opera. This spring, librettist Royce Vavrek’s
comes to Fort Worth and L.A. HEIDI WALESON talks with one of opera’s freshest new voices.
Soprano Angela Denoke returns to the Salzburg Festival this season as Montezuma in
Die Eroberung von Mexico
. FRED COHN reports.
Give My Regards to Innsbruck
Broadway musicals are turning up with surprising frequency in opera houses in Austria and Germany. ADAM J. GOLDMANN looks at the trend.
SHEILA JOHNSTON visits with the singular soprano, Patricia Petibon, who will cast her spell at the Aix Festival this season as Handel’s Alcina.
Songs of Travel
PETER G. DAVIS shares some of his memories of the summer of 1956, when he made his first visit to some of Europe’s great opera festivals.
Suffering the Truth
As the Met prepares to open brand-new productions of
, PHILIP KENNICOTT shares his personal connection with two verismo classics.
The well-loved traditions at Sussex’s Glyndebourne are in no danger of disappearing. ADRIAN TINNISWOOD visits a uniquely British cultural institution.
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In April, Broadway's Douglas Sills stars opposite Renée Fleming in Joe DiPietro’s
Living on Love
at the Longacre Theater.
In Opera San Antonio’s double bill of
Segreto di Susanna
, Anna Caterina Antonacci applied an enormous palette of vocal colors and inflections to portray a woman losing control.
HENRY STEWART uncovers the popular history behind Puccini’s crowd-pleasing, ahistorical tragedy.
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