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Table Of Contents: November 2018

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THE DIVA ISSUE 2018: BIRGIT NILSSON @100

Vol. 83, No. 5

18 Rising Stars to Watch in 2018-19 | Cecilia Bartoli's New Horizons |  Dressed to Kill: Divas Discuss Their Favorite Costumes | Sound Bites: Hongni Wu


Features
A Life Well Sung thmb 1118A Life Well Sung
This year marks the centennial of the extraordinary Birgit Nilsson, whose accomplishments in opera are unequaled.
By William R. Braun
Illustration by Ego Rodriguez
 
18 to Watch thmb 111818 to Watch in 2018–19
The editors of OPERA NEWS celebrate eighteen singers set to grab the diva spotlight in the coming season.
By F. Paul Driscoll + Eloise Giegerich + Louise T. Guinther + Henry Stewart + Adam Wasserman
Photograph by Dario Acosta 
18 for 18 Stober thmb sm 111818 to Watch: Heidi Stober
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18 for 18 Deveilhe thmb 111818 to Watch: Sabine Devieilhe
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18 for 18 Bystrom thmb 111818 to Watch: Malin Byström
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18 for 18 Majeski thmb 111818 to Watch: Amanda Majeski
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18 for 18 Kim thmb 101818 to Watch: Kathleen Kim
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18 for 18 Hyesang Park thmb 111818 to Watch: Hyesang Park
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18 to Watch Feola thmb 111818 to Watch: Rosa Feola
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18 for 18 Amber Wagner thmb 111818 to Watch: Amber Wagner
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18 for 18 Bullock thmb 11818 to Watch: Julia Bullock
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18 for 18 Angel Blue thmb 111818 to Watch: Angel Blue
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18 for 18 Garifullina thmb 111818 to Watch: Aida Garifullina
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18 for 17 Sasha Cooke thmb 111818 to Watch: Sasha Cooke
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18 to Watch Chuchman thmb 111818 to Watch: Andriana Chuchman
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18 for 18 Morely thmb 111818 to Watch: Erin Morley
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18 for 18 Ying Fang thmb 111818 to Watch: Ying Fang
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18 for 18 Julie Boulienne thmb 111818 to Watch: Julie Boulianne
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18 for 18 Crebassa thmb 111818 to Watch: Marianne Crebassa
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18 for 18 Willis Sorenson thmb 111818 to Watch: Rachel Willis-Sørensen
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Dressed to Kill thmb 1118Dressed to Kill
An all-star cast of great performers selects their favorite costumes. 
By Daniel J. Applebaum 
New Horizons thmb 1118New Horizons
Cecilia Bartoli celebrates thirty years on Decca with new recordings and her own label.
By A. J. Goldmann 
Departments
Recordings
In Review
Books Waleson Cover lg 1118 Books
Heidi Waleson pens the definitive volume on the life, death and reincarnation of the People’s Opera.
Noteworthy thmb 1118Noteworthy & Now
By Eloise Giegerich
Sound Bites Hongni Wu thmb 1118Sound Bites: Hongni Wu
A mezzo from Jingdezhen, China, has a new artistic home in London.
By F. Paul Driscoll 

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