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January 19
News Roberta Peters med 217Roberta Peters, 86, Sparkling Soprano Whose Fairytale Met Debut Led to a Five-Decade Career, has Died
Roberta Peters as Kitty in Menotti's The Last Savage, in a 1964 rehearsal at the Metropolitan OperaVernon L. Smith/Opera News Archives ROBERTA PETERSNEW YORK, MAY 4, 1930—RYE, NY, JANUARY 18, 2017  ROBERTA PETERS'S overnight...
January 13
News Geori Boue med 117Géori Boué, 98, Chic Interwar Star at Paris's Major Opera Houses, has Died
GÉORI BOUÉTOULOUSE, FRANCE, OCTOBER 16, 1918—PARIS, FRANCE, JANUARY 5, 2017  AN ARTIST BELOVED in her native France for her personal chic as well as for her distinctive style in the French repertoire, Boué had a slim, tangy soprano that encompassed...
January 13
Metropolitan Opera Cancels Calixto Bieito Forza del Destino Staging Slated for Next Season
THE METROPOLITAN OPERA has cancelled a new-to-New-York production of La Forza del Destino that had been scheduled to play on the Met’s stage next season owing to budgetary concerns, the New York Times and the Associated Press reported today.  The...

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