Table Of Contents: January 2018

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ANITA RACHVELISHVILI PREPARES TO DAZZLE THE MET AS AZUCENA IN IL TROVATORE 

Vol. 82, No. 7

Leonard Bernstein & Opera: His Way | Exclusive Interview: Vienna State Opera's Dominique Meyer | Utah Opera Harpoons a Hit | Sound Bites: Jack Swanson


Features
Gypsy Fire thmb 118Gypsy Fire
Georgian mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili returns to the Met this month as Azucena.
By Jennifer Melick
Portraits by FE Pinheiro
 
His Way thmb 118His Way
Leonard Bernstein didn’t apply his protean talents to opera very often—but he made magic when he did.
By William R. Braun 
Giving Voice thmb 118Giving Voice
Jonathan Palant brings his city’s homeless women and men to music.
By Alexandra Svokos 
Best of Times thmb 118Best of Times
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Dominique Meyer looks back at his years in Vienna.
By A. J. Goldmann 
Minor Scale thmb 118Minor Scale
A new, smaller production of Jake Heggie’s Moby-Dick arrives at Utah Opera.
By Matthew Sigman 
Departments
Recordings
In Review
Books Messiah Keates lg 118 Books
A pithy volume serves up helpings of historical context, meaning and performance practice behind Handel’s masterwork.
Viewpoint La Selva thmb 118Viewpoint: Following the Music
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By F. Paul Driscoll
Noteworthy thmb 118Noteworthy & Now
by Eloise Giegerich
Sound Bites Jack Swanson thmb 118Sound Bites: Jack Swanson
A Minnesota tenor starts off the New Year with his LA Opera debut.
by F. Paul Driscoll 
Behind the Scenes Montgomery thmb 118Behind the Scenes: The Metropolitan Opera
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Judith Montgomery, the Met’s manager of artist relations, makes sure that the company’s singers are happy.
By Louise T. Guinther 

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