Table Of Contents: January 2015

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EVA-MARIA WESTBROEK AT COVENT GARDEN AND THE MET 

Vol. 79, No. 6

• Divided State: The Arts in Russia
• Director Mariusz Treliński at the Met
• Lawrence Brownlee Visits the Canary Islands
• Cecilia Bartoli Strikes Gold!
• The World Premiere of Everest at Dallas Opera
• Rising Star Julia Bullock
• The Best Recordings and Videos of the Year
• Introducing Operapedia


Features
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.
Enlightenedthmb1115Enlightened
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.
Opera Noir thmb 1115Opera Noir
JOHN ALLISON interviews Mariusz Treliński, who brings a filmmaker’s sensibility to the Met’s new double bill of Iolanta and Bluebeard’s Castle.
Voice of Truth thmb 1115Voice of Truth
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.
Russian Winter thmb 1115Russian Winter
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.
Departments
Recordings
In Review
Books
Sound Bites Bullock thmb 115Sound Bites: Julia Bullock
by ADAM WASSERMAN
Dateline
by MARIA MAZZARO
Viewpoint thmb 1115Viewpoint: The Right to Dissent
by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
On the Beat Cabell thmb 1115On the Beat
Nicole Cabell makes her own kind of music in a Delos recording of classic French works; Lance Horne’s birthday party at Birdland.
Coda Performance THMB 1115Coda: The Performance I Can't Forget
by PETER SAGAL

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