Table Of Contents: February 2017

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MEZZO ELĪNA GARANČA: HER RICH, STRONG SOUND CAPTURES HER AUDIENCE

Vol. 81, No. 8

• Magic Moment: The Extraordinary Artistic Sympathy Between Maria Callas & Giulietta Simionato
• Buffo for Hire: American Bass Kevin Glavin
• Joseph Calleja Revisits his Native Malta
• Heartbeat Opera: Finger on the Pulse
• All-American Tenor: Stephen Costello
• Sound Bites: Michele Angelini
• Behind the Scenes: Mark Elder
• Operapedia: The Barber of Seville 


Features
Unlimited Possibility thmb 217Unlimited Possibility
Elīna Garanča, Octavian in the Met’s new Rosenkavalier, thrives on expanding her repertoire.
By Jennifer Melick. Photographs by Nomi Baumgartl. 
Magic Moment thmb 217Magic Moment
The extraordinary artistic sympathy between Maria Callas and Giulietta Simionato yielded an unforgettable performance of Medea at La Scala in 1961.
by Fabrizio Melano. 
Buffo For Hire thmb 217Buffo for Hire
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Kevin Glavin is one of U.S. opera’s most valuable players.
by Scott Barnes.
Road Show thmb 217Road Show: Joseph Calleja in Malta
An international star tenor extols the beauty of his native island.
by Eric Myers. 
Finger on the Pulse thmb 217Finger on the Pulse
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Manhattan’s quirky Heartbeat Opera is a company like no other.
by Joanne Sydney Lessner. 
Open Book thmb 217Open Book
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Tenor Stephen Costello isn’t afraid to talk about anything.
by Maria Mazzaro. Portrait by Dario Acosta. 
Departments
Recordings
In Review
Books Sing for your Life 1016 Books
Daniel Bergner chronicles bass-baritone Ryan Speedo Green’s improbable journey from privation to art.
Viewpoint THMB 217Viewpoint: The Company He Kept
by F. Paul Driscoll.
Noteworthy & Now thmb 217Noteworthy & Now
by Maria Mazzaro.
Sound Bites Michele Angelini thmb 217Sound Bites: Michele Angelini
An American tenor is one of opera’s new bel canto stars.
by F. Paul Driscoll.
Broadcast Rusalka thmb 317Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast and Live in HD Transmission: Rusalka 
Online Exclusive
Saturday, February 25, 2017, 12:55 P.M. (ET) (HD) 1:00 P.M. (ET) (Radio)
Liner Notes Mark Elder thmb 217Liner Notes: Mark Elder
by Louise T. Guinther.

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