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22 Mar 2006

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vizin_viktoria_small.jpgMezzo-soprano's odyssey from Hungary to Aurora suggests she was born to play the Gypsy femme fatale

By John von Rhein [Chicago Tribune, 22 March 2006]

Many opera plots contain riddles, but here's an intriguing new one: How did a virtually unknown young singer from Eastern Europe via west suburban Aurora land the coveted title role in "Carmen" at Lyric Opera of Chicago?

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