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01 May 2007

Sexy Divas Boosting Classical Music Biz

http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/content/may2007/gb20070501_375740.htm?campaign_id=rss_daily

Mijanovic.pngClassical music sales have risen 11.7% since 2003 thanks in part to the popularity of Russia's Anna Netrebko and other female vocalists

by Joachim Kronsbein [1 May 2007, Business Week]

Since Russian singer Anna Netrebko appeared on the scene, cash registers are finally ringing again in the classical music industry. Record companies are pushing a steady stream of new female vocalists -- but being a diva nowadays requires much more than just talent.

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