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10 Dec 2008

One Diva to Another: This Role Is Divine

By ANTHONY TOMMASINI [NY Times, 10 December 2008]

An opera company does not decide to mount a production of Massenet’s “Thaïs” and then look for a soprano to sing the title role. The only reason to produce this ultimate star vehicle today is that a company has a genuine star who wants to sing it.

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