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Table Of Contents: January 2017

Cover January 2017


Vol. 81, No. 7

• Lyric Tradition: Eleonora Buratto
• 2017 Europe's Hottest Tickets
• Bing & Dennis Talk Opera
• Gaining Global Perspective with Mohammed Fairouz
• Postminimalist Master David Lang
• Kamala Sankaram Takes Opera Virtual
• Operapedia: The Magic Flute 

Hot Tickets thmb 117Hot Tickets
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Here are our recommendations for the must-see events playing on the stages of EUROPEAN OPERA HOUSES in 2017. 
Illustration by Ben Kirchner. 
All Natural barton thmb 117All Natural
Mezzo-soprano JAMIE BARTON, who sings Ježibaba in the Met’s new Rusalka next month, brings unaffected grace to all her music.
by William R. Braun. Photographs by Fay Fox. 
Cultural Diplomacy thmb 117Cultural Diplomacy
Polymath composer MOHAMMED FAIROUZ has a new work opening this month at Washington National Opera.
by Joshua Rosenblum. Photographs by Kevin Thomas Garcia. 
His Dark Materials thmb 117His Dark Materials
DAVID LANG'S compositions are engineered for maximum impact.
by Adam Wasserman. 
Lyric Tradition thmb 117Lyric Tradition
All eyes are on soprano ELEONORA BURATTO, who sings Micaela in Chicago this season.
by Stephen Hastings. Photographs by Dario Acosta 
Classic Convo thmb 117Classic Conversation
BING YANG and DENNIS GIAUQUE host a singularly entertaining online talk show.
by F. Paul Driscoll. Portraits by Dario Acosta 
Recordings Boris Godunov Cover 117 Recordings
An outdoor production in Bulgaria of the original, unrevised version of Boris Godunov, Peter Eötvös's Paradise Reloaded, works by Martinů and Pen; Gluck's Iphigénie en Tauride and Stravinsky's Threni and Requiem Canticles.
In Review
Viewpoint ThMB 117Viewpoint: A Picture of the Future
by F. Paul Driscoll.
Noteworthy thmb 117Noteworthy & Now
by Maria Mazzaro.
Sound Bites Kamala Sankaram thmb 117Sound Bites: Kamala Sankaram
The composer/performer defies categorization.
by Henry Stewart.
Operapedia Flute thmb 417Operapedia: The Magic Flute 
Henry Stewart decodes Mozart’s allegorical fairy tale.
Best of the Year thmb 117The Best of 2016
Our favorite recorded performances from last year.
Broadcast Romeo thmb 217Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast and Live in HD Transmission: Roméo et Juliette 
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Saturday, January 21, 2017, 12:55 P.M. (ET) (HD) 1:00 p.m. (ET) (RADIO)  
Broadcast Barbiere thmb 217Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast: Il Barbiere di Siviglia 
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Saturday, January 28, 2017, 1:00 P.M. (ET)
Obituaries Del Carlo thmb 117Obituaries
Bass-baritone John Del Carlo dies at sixty-five.
Behind the Scenes thmb 117Behind the Scenes: Opera Omaha
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Retired social worker Thomas Burton is enjoying a second career as a dresser.
by Elizabeth Connell Nielsen. 

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