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The OPERA NEWS Awards
Our editors pay tribute to this year’s five OPERA NEWS Award honorees.
Illustration by Nigel Buchanan.
The OPERA NEWS Awards: Anna Netrebko
Like all great stars, she knows what she can do best—and does it.
by F. Paul Driscoll.
The OPERA NEWS Awards: José van Dam
He simply inhabits the music—he is the voice of truth.
by Brian Kellow.
The OPERA NEWS Awards: Joseph Calleja
His career may be opera’s best argument for doing things the old-fashioned way.
by Louise T. Guinther.
The OPERA NEWS Awards: Waltraud Meier
Her voice is a dark star, big, bold and bright, but black in color.
by Henry Stewart.
The OPERA NEWS Awards: Elına Garanča
Elīna Garanča has already secured her place in opera history, and she may just be getting started.
by Adam Wasserman.
Road Show: Nicola Luisotti in Madrid
The Italian-born maestro loves to work and relax in the
by Mario R. Mercado.
outdoor stage in Sydney Harbor,
, will present
by Mario R. Mercado.
The Battle for Paris
In mid-nineteenth-century Paris,
was the undisputed king of the opera world. But
was the crown-prince cousin with the glint in his eye.
by Peter G. Davis.
Illustration by Ben Kirchner.
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