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The Philadelphia Story
Things are looking up, operatically speaking, in the City of Brotherly Love. DAVID PATRICK STEARNS reports.
Reunion: Barbara Daniels
SCOTT BARNES catches up with the soprano, a golden girl at the Met in the 1990s.
Out of the Shadows
, being staged this month at Dallas Opera, has finally come into its own on the international opera stage. ERIC MYERS ponders its resemblance to another long-misunderstood work, Alfred Hitchcock's
Being a French singer of French repertoire is a huge responsibility, but right now Sophie Koch is doing it to great acclaim. This month, she makes her Met debut as Charlotte in
. Jessica Duchen travels to Paris to meet the mezzo.
Four Reasons to Love Massenet
WILLIAM R. BRAUN demonstrates why the composer of
was a craftsman of genius.
DAVID J. BAKER assesses ten sopranos on the current scene, as they take on
's "Ah! non credea mirarti." Which ones will end up dancing with the stars?
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Janai Brugger is at the Met this month, singing Helena in
The Enchanted Island
, the company's Baroque pastiche.
Any longtime opera listener is bound to encounter the realization that they have fallen out of love, even if ever-so-slightly, with a once- cherished singer.
Frederica von Stade is leaving semi-retirement to sing the role of Myrtle Bledsoe in the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon's
A Coffin in Egypt
March 2014 — VOL. 78, NO. 9
On the Beat
Tenor Michael Fabiano Named as Recipient of Met's Ninth Annual Beverly Sills Artist Award
Met's 2014-15 Season to Feature New Productions of
Company Premieres of Adams'
Death of Klinghoffer
Donna del Lago
Claudio Abbado, 80, Masterful Italian Conductor, Has Died
Lyric Opera of Chicago Announces Plans For New David Pountney-Directed
, Featuring Christine Goerke's Brünnhilde and Eric Owens's Wotan
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