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Revival Meeting
Several contenders are bidding for the legacy of New York City Opera in the hopes that the company — or a simulacrum of it — might be resurrected. Do those vying for a City Opera comeback know what they're getting themselves into, and is there still an audience to engage? BRIAN KELLOW reports.
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Behind the Scenes THMB 315Behind the Scenes | Joyce DiDonato
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Go behind the scenes of Opera News's March 2015 cover shoot with mezzo Joyce DiDonato.
Road Show Finley thmb 315Road Show: Gerald Finley in Toronto
The Canadian baritone extols the eclectic virtues of his native country’s most populous city. By ERIC MYERS
Original Blend thmb 315Original Blend
MATTHEW SIGMAN catches up with Beth Morrison, who brings a highly personal style to the distinctive brand of new music-theater her company is developing for stages large and small all over the U.S.
Out Late thmb 315Out Late with Amanda Majeski
The soprano, who made her Met debut as the Countess in the company’s season-opening Figaro, goes out on the town with F. PAUL DRISCOLL.
Following Joyce thmb 315Following @Joyce DiDonato
The mezzo of the moment is using every available digital resource to bring her passion for unadulterated opera to current fans and potential new audiences. F. PAUL DRISCOLL checks in with opera’s most accessible diva.
Lifting the Veil thmb 315Lifting the Veil
In Verdi’s original Don Carlos, Princess Eboli was a full, rich creation — one that has been obscured in truncated versions of the opera. As the opera returns to the Met repertory, WILLIAM R. BRAUN fills in some of the blanks in this fascinating character.
Kolodin Review thmb 315The Kolodin Review
FRED COHN explores the legacy of Irving Kolodin, whose often surly but unfailingly well-informed and readable reviews defined classical music for a generation.

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