THE 2008 OPERA NEWS AWARDS > Opera News > The Met Opera Guild
From Development server

Table Of Contents: November 2008

opera news

THE 2008 OPERA NEWS AWARDS

Vol. 73, No. 5

   JOHN ADAMS
   NATALIE DESSAY
   RENÉE FLEMING
   MARILYN HORNE
   SHERRILL MILNES
Portrait of a Villainess:
   Lucrezia Borgia
Listening to Herbert
   von Karajan
Mezzo in Motion: Elina
   Garanča
Gilda Cruz-Romo
Sound Bites: Leah Partridge


Features
On the Record: Winners of the 2008 OPERA NEWS Awards
Online ExclusiveSubscribers Only
The editors of OPERA NEWS listen to the extensive recording catalogues of this year's award winners and present audio surveys highlighting the choicest cuts.
opera news The OPERA NEWS Awards
Subscribers Only
On November 16, five of opera's true originals will be honored in a gala evening and awards ceremony at Manhattan's Plaza Hotel. The fourth annual OPERA NEWS Awards fête the distinguished achievements of...

  JOHN ADAMS by ADAM WASSERMAN
  NATALIE DESSAY by BRIAN KELLOW
  RENÉE FLEMING by OUSSAMA ZAHR
  MARILYN HORNE by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
  SHERRILL MILNES by LOUISE T. GUINTHER
opera news Pretty Poison
Subscribers Only
Some say that history has maligned her, but Lucrezia Borgia is certainly one of opera's most compelling villainesses. WILLIAM R. BRAUN takes a look at Donizetti's thriller, which opens at Washington National Opera this month in a new production starring Renée Fleming.
opera news Masterpiece Theater
Subscribers Only
During his long career, Herbert von Karajan amassed a formidable recorded legacy. As the music world marks the conductor's centennial year, PETER G. DAVIS determines which Karajan records have stood the test time - and which ones haven't.
opera news Listening Room: René Pape on "Gods, Kings & Demons"
Online ExclusiveSubscribers Only
The incomparable German bass chats with OPERA NEWS about his just-released first solo-recital disc. Plus, hear complete tracks from the recording.
opera news Eastern Star
Subscribers Only
Latvian-born Elina Garanča is on her way to becoming an audience favorite in New York. JOSHUA ROSENBLUM talks to the mezzo, who returns to the Met in spring 2009 for La Cenerentola.
Departments
Recordings
In Review
Viewpoint: Fan Fare
Subscribers Only
by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
OperaWatch
Subscribers Only
by F. PAUL DRISCOLL
On the Beat
Subscribers Only
Why don't more singers stand up to be counted at election time?; at Pittsburgh Opera, November is Ricky Ian Gordon Month; happy eighty-second birthday to Dame Joan; Pamela Berlin directs Eugene Onegin in Vancouver.
by BRIAN KELLOW
Sound Bites: Leah Partridge
Subscribers Only
by ERIC MYERS
Reunion: Gilda Cruz-Romo
Subscribers Only
by SCOTT BARNES
Books
Subscribers Only
New Rossini and Wagner studies; a Corelli biography; a Monteverdi companion.
Obituaries
Subscribers Only
Baritone Peter Glossop dies at eighty; director Nathaniel Merrill; conductor Robert Bass; tenor Mark Lundberg; Met stalwart Nina Lawson.
Dateline: United States
Subscribers Only
by TRISTAN KRAFT
Dateline: Canada & International
Subscribers Only
by TRISTAN KRAFT
Coda: Divas on Demand
Subscribers Only
by RICHARD SPEER

Follow OPERA NEWS on FacebookTwitter Button