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Road Show Brownlee thmb 1115Road Show: Lawrence Brownlee in the Canary Islands
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ERIC MYERS discovers one of tenor Lawrence Brownlee’s favorite vacation spots.
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Iolanta, Tchaikovsky’s opera about the quest for sight — both literal and spiritual — comes to the Met this month for the first time. DAVID SHENGOLD shares his personal connection to the work.
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JOHN ALLISON interviews Mariusz Treliński, who brings a filmmaker’s sensibility to the Met’s new double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle.
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JESSICA DUCHEN visits Eva-Maria Westbroek, an artist who is completely at home in the verismo repertoire. This year, the Dutch soprano brings her bold performing style to Andrea Chénier at Covent Garden, and to Santuzza in a new Cavalleria Rusticana at the Met.
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JOHN FREEDMAN explores the plight of the many Russian artists who suddenly find themselves victims, collaborators — or both.
Mountain Climber thmb 1214The Mountain Climber
MATTHEW SIGMAN talks to one of opera’s most adventurous spirits, conductor Nicole Paiement, who leads the world premiere of Everest this month at Dallas Opera.

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Current Issue: January 2015 — VOL. 79, NO. 6