Table Of Contents: March 2018

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Vol. 82, No. 9

Berlin's Vibrant Opera Scene | Director Phelim McDermott's New Così | Kelly O'Hara Returns to the Met | Conductor Jorge Parodi | Sound Bites: Michelle Bradley

Taking Flight thmb 318Taking Flight
Anna Netrebko is embracing new repertoire—including her first Tosca at the Met next month.
By F. Paul Driscoll
Photographs by Jason Bell
Berlin Undivided thmb 318Berlin Undivided
The capital of Germany boasts unparalleled musical riches—including three opera companies. 
By A. J. Goldmann 
Man Behind the Curtain thmb 318Man Behind the Curtain
Director Phelim McDermott brings a new Coney Island-inspired Così Fan Tutte to the Met.
By Adam Wasserman 
Musical Journey thmb 318Musical Voyage
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Broadway star Kelli O’Hara returns to the Met this month as Mozart’s Despina.
By Heidi Waleson 
Spring Thaw thmb 318Spring Thaw
Conductor Jorge Parodi helps The Snow Maiden bloom at MSM.
By F. Paul Driscoll 
In Review
Books Latouche lg 318 Books
A new biography struggles to make a case for the legacy of lyricist manqué John Latouche.
Obituaries THMB 318Obituaries
Carol Neblett, a soprano of rare generosity, dies at 71.
Noteworthy Now Boyle thmb 318Noteworthy & Now
By Eloise Giegerich
Being Tyshawn sorey 218The Sound of Being 
This month, Opera Philadelphia presents Lawrence Brownlee in the world premiere of composer Tyshawn Sorey's new song cycle, Cycles of my Being, which seeks to explore the realities of life as a black man in America.
By Adam Wasserman 
Behind the Scenes thmb 318Behind the Scenes: San Diego Opera
Charles Arthur, San Diego Opera’s supertitles coordinator, likes being a man of many words.
By David Barbour
Viewpoint Netrebko thmb 318Viewpoint: The Diva & Her Followers
By F. Paul Driscoll
Sound Bites Bradley thmb 318Sound Bites: Michelle Bradley
The rising American soprano sings Donna Anna in Santiago, Chile, next month.
By Louise T. Guinther 
Broadcast Semiramide thmb 318Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast and Live in HD Transmission: Semiramide 
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Saturday, March 10, 2018, 1:00 P.M. (ET)
Broadcast Turandot thmb 318Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast: Turandot 
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Saturday, March 24, 2018, 1:00 P.M. (ET)
Broadcast Butterfly thmb 318Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast: Madama Butterfly 
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Saturday, March 3, 2018, 1:00 P.M. (ET)
Broadcast Elektra thmb 318Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast: Elektra 
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Saturday, March 17, 2018, 1:00 P.M. (ET)

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