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In just a few seasons,
has become one of opera’s most in-demand sopranos. This month, she stars in a new
at the Met.
by Scott Barnes.
Digital Edition | February 2016
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Can opera ever meet twenty-first-century standards of
? Should it even try?
by Philip Kennicott. Illustration by Nigel Buchanan.
For more than three decades, Marilyn Zschau was a compelling interpreter of Strauss, Puccini and Verdi. She’s now retired from singing and doing a very different kind of work.
by Scott Barnes.
Road Show: Barry Banks in Munich
The British tenor shares his
in the thriving capital city of
is one of opera’s busiest directors. This month he stages
at Opera Philadelphia and
A Coffin in Egypt
for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook.
by Michael Slade.
Out Late with Lidia Bastianich
Everyone’s favorite Italian chef welcomes OPERA NEWS to a post-show meal at her restaurant Felidia.
by F. Paul Driscoll.
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