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Shortlist Announced for 2017 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition

Wigmore Hall has announced the 25 young singer and pianist duos from around the world who have been shortlisted for this prestigious competition, which takes place at Wigmore Hall in September with the generous support of the Kohn Foundation. Details were announced on 27 April during a recital by Milan Siljanov, who won top prize in the 2015 Competition.

Over 180 perform in action-packed new work: Silver Birch

Garsington Opera's thrilling new commission for the 2017 Season, Silver Birch, will feature over 180 participants from the local community aged 8-80, including students from primary and secondary schools, members of the local military community, student Foley artists under the guidance of Pinewood Studios and members of Wycombe Women’s Aid.

San Jose’s Bohemian Rhapsody

Opera San Jose has capped a wholly winning season with an emotionally engaging, thrillingly sung, enticingly fresh rendition of Puccini’s immortal masterpiece La bohème.

Fine Traviata Completes SDO Season

On Saturday evening April 22, 2017, San Diego Opera presented Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata at the Civic Theater. Director Marta Domingo updated the production from the constrictions of the nineteenth century to the freedom of the nineteen twenties. Violetta’s fellow courtesans and their dates wore fascinating outfits and, at one point, danced the Charleston to what looked like a jazz combo playing Verdi’s score.

The Exterminating Angel: compulsive repetitions and re-enactments

Thomas Adès’s third opera, The Exterminating Angel, is a dizzying, sometimes frightening, palimpsest of texts (literary and cinematic) and music, in which ceaseless repetitions of the past - inexact, ever varying, but inescapably compulsive - stultify the present and deny progress into the future. Paradoxically, there is endless movement within a constricting stasis. The essential elements collide in a surreal Sartrean dystopia: beasts of the earth (live sheep and a simulacra of a bear) roam, a disembodied hand floats through the air, water spouts from the floor and a burning cello provides the flames upon which to roast the sacrificial lambs. No wonder that when the elderly Doctor tries to restore order through scientific rationalism he is told, “We don't want reason! We want to get out of here!”

Dutch National Opera revives deliciously dark satire A Dog’s Heart

Is A Dog’s Heart even an opera? It is sung by opera singers to live music. Alexander Raskatov’s score, however, is secondary to the incredible stage visuals. Whatever it is, actor/director Simon McBurney’s first stab at opera is fantastic theatre. Its revival at Dutch National Opera, where it premiered in 2010, is hugely welcome.

A Chat With Italian Conductor Riccardo Frizza

Riccardo Frizza is a young Italian conductor whose performances in Europe and the United States are getting rave reviews. He tells us of his love for the operas of Verdi, Bellini, and particularly Donizetti.

Opera Rara: new recording of Bellini's Adelson e Salvini

In May 2016, Opera Rara gave Bellini aficionados a treat when they gave a concert performance of Vincenzo Bellini’s first opera, Adelson e Salvini, at the Barbican Hall. The preceding week had been spent in the BBC’s Maida Vale Studios, and this recording, released last month, is a very welcome addition to Opera Rara’s bel canto catalogue.

Jonas Kaufmann : Mahler Das Lied von der Erde

Jonas Kaufmann Mahler Das Lied von der Erde is utterly unique but also works surprisingly well as a musical experience. This won't appeal to superficial listeners, but will reward those who take Mahler seriously enough to value the challenge of new perspectives.

Garsington Opera For All

Following Garsington Opera for All’s successful second year of free public screenings on beaches, river banks and parks in isolated coastal and rural communities, Handel’s sparkling masterpiece Semele will be screened in four areas across the UK in 2017. Free events are programmed for Skegness (1 July), Ramsgate (22 July), Bridgwater (29 July) and Grimsby (11 October).

María José Moreno lights up the Israeli Opera with Lucia di Lammermoor

I kept hearing from knowledgeable opera fanatics that the Israeli Opera (IO) in Tel Aviv was a surprising sure bet. So I made my way to the Homeland to hear how supposedly great the quality of opera was. And man, I was in for treat.

Cinderella Enchants Phoenix

At Phoenix’s Symphony Hall on Friday evening April 7, Arizona Opera offered its final presentation of the 2016-2017 season, Gioachino Rossini’s Cinderella (La Cenerentola). The stars of the show were Daniela Mack as Cinderella, called Angelina in the opera, and Alek Shrader as Don Ramiro. Actually, Mack and Shrader are married couple who met singing these same roles at San Francisco Opera.

LA Opera’s Young Artist Program Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

On Saturday evening April 1, 2017, Placido Domingo and Los Angeles Opera celebrated their tenth year of training young opera artists in the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Program. From the singing I heard, they definitely have something of which to be proud.

Extravagant Line-up 2017-18 at Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden, Germany

The town’s name itself “Baden-Baden” (named after Count Baden) sounds already enticing. Built against the old railway station, its Festspielhaus programs the biggest stars in opera for Germany’s largest auditorium. A Mecca for music lovers, this festival house doesn’t have its own ensemble, but through its generous sponsoring brings the great productions to the dreamy idylle.

Gerhaher and Bartoli take over Baden-Baden’s Festspielhaus

The Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden pretty much programs only big stars. A prime example was the Fall Festival this season. Grigory Sokolov opened with a piano recital, which I did not attend. I came for Cecilia Bartoli in Bellini’s Norma and Christian Gerhaher with Schubert’s Die Winterreise, and Anne-Sophie Mutter breathtakingly delivering Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto together with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Robin Ticciati, the ballerino conductor, is not my favorite, but together they certainly impressed in Mendelssohn.

Mahler Symphony no 8 : Jurowski, LPO, Royal Festival Hall, London

Mahler as dramatist! Mahler Symphony no 8 with Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall. Now we know why Mahler didn't write opera. His music is inherently theatrical, and his dramas lie not in narrative but in internal metaphysics. The Royal Festival Hall itself played a role, literally, since the singers moved round the performance space, making the music feel particularly fluid and dynamic. This was no ordinary concert.

Rameau's Les fêtes d'Hébé, ou Les talens lyriques: a charming French-UK collaboration at the RCM

Imagine a fête galante by Jean-Antoine Watteau brought to life, its colour and movement infusing a bucolic scene with charm and theatricality. Jean-Philippe Rameau’s opéra-ballet Les fêtes d'Hébé, ou Les talens lyriques, is one such amorous pastoral allegory, its three entrées populated by shepherds and sylvans, real characters such as Sapho and mythological gods such as Mercury.

The Royal Opera House announces its 2017/18 season

Details of the Royal Opera House's 2017/18 Season have been announced. Oliver Mears, who will begin his tenure as Director of Opera, comments: “I am delighted to introduce my first Season as Director of Opera for The Royal Opera House. As I begin this role, and as the world continues to reel from social and political tumult, it is reassuring to contemplate the talent and traditions that underpin this great building’s history. For centuries, a theatre on this site has welcomed all classes - even in times of revolution and war - to enjoy the most extraordinary combination of music and drama ever devised. Since the time of Handel, Covent Garden has been home to the most outstanding performers, composers and artists of every era. And for centuries, the joyous and often tragic art form of opera has offered a means by which we can be transported to another world, in all its wonderful excess and beauty.”

St Matthew Passion: Armonico Consort and Ian Bostridge

Whatever one’s own religious or spiritual beliefs, Bach’s St Matthew Passion is one of the most, perhaps the most, affecting depictions of the torturous final episodes of Jesus Christ’s mortal life on earth: simultaneously harrowing and beautiful, juxtaposing tender stillness with tragic urgency.

Pop Art with Abdellah Lasri in Berliner Staatsoper’s marvelous La bohème

Lindy Hume’s sensational La bohème at the Berliner Staatsoper brings out the moxie in Puccini. Abdellah Lasri emerged as a stunning discovery. He floored me with his tenor voice through which he embodied a perfect Rodolfo.


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14 Apr 2017

Extravagant Line-up 2017-18 at Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden, Germany

The town’s name itself “Baden-Baden” (named after Count Baden) sounds already enticing. Built against the old railway station, its Festspielhaus programs the biggest stars in opera for Germany’s largest auditorium. A Mecca for music lovers, this festival house doesn’t have its own ensemble, but through its generous sponsoring brings the great productions to the dreamy idylle.  »

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21 Dec 2005

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21 Dec 2005

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21 Dec 2005

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21 Dec 2005

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20 Dec 2005

Monteverdi Choir/Gardiner — Cadogan Hall, London

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20 Dec 2005

God Is in the Music

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20 Dec 2005

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20 Dec 2005

How's That Again? An Echoing Refrain

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19 Dec 2005

Voices of doom at the Coliseum

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18 Dec 2005

Making waves as the tide goes out at Scottish Opera

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18 Dec 2005

Katarina Karneus — Wigmore Hall, London

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18 Dec 2005

Push to Rescue Met Recordings

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16 Dec 2005

Irresistibly moving — Billy Budd, Coliseum

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16 Dec 2005

Pick of 2005: Opera

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16 Dec 2005

Met Opera Slashing Budget

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16 Dec 2005

Singer's perfect storm — Soprano Dawn Upshaw's sense of adventure draws her to 'El Nino'

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16 Dec 2005

Bryn Terfel — Millennium Centre, Cardiff

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1668529,00.html »

16 Dec 2005

Singing A to Z on the cusp of stardom

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15 Dec 2005

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15 Dec 2005

Sensitive autocrat in a season of content

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15 Dec 2005

The Dream of Gerontius — Barbican, London

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14 Dec 2005

Rising star may yet call the tune for Scottish Opera

http://www.theherald.co.uk/features/52450.html »

14 Dec 2005

Divas and dabblers — The lesson of the crisis in English opera is that we have to overhaul how the arts are governed

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14 Dec 2005

Follower of the main story

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13 Dec 2005

A Song Cycle With Bells On

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13 Dec 2005

An Intrepid Tenor Faces Un-Schubertian Obstacles

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13 Dec 2005

Sir John's passion

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/features/story/0,11710,1665244,00.html »

12 Dec 2005

Frederica Von Stade, With Verve and Vitality

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/11/AR2005121101249.html »

12 Dec 2005

War and Peace opens in Moscow, survives scandal

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12 Dec 2005

The Marriage, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

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12 Dec 2005

Savoring the Season of Comfort & Joy

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10 Dec 2005

Students Who Can Sing Like the Pros

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10 Dec 2005

Cecilia Bartoli - Barbican, London

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10 Dec 2005

'Hansel and Gretel' a delicious holiday treat

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10 Dec 2005

La Scala after the storm is battered but still beautiful

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08 Dec 2005

Philharmonia Orchestra/Sokiev, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

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08 Dec 2005

Harding applauded at La Scala opening

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/13354037.htm »

08 Dec 2005

Opera house's woes grow as staff threaten to strike

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08 Dec 2005

Making Artistic Trade-Offs at Glimmerglass Opera

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07 Dec 2005

Export Young times it right

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07 Dec 2005

Pamela Rosenberg's time at the Opera was as full of drama as any production. What are people saying about her now?

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07 Dec 2005

Young conductor to open La Scala season

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07 Dec 2005

I’m taking Tarantino to the opera

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07 Dec 2005

L'Amour des trois oranges, Paris Opera

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06 Dec 2005

La Scala Curtain Rises on More Than a New Season

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06 Dec 2005

A Sense of Moment for New Settings of Poems by 3 Poets

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06 Dec 2005

Lohengrin, Vienna State Opera

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06 Dec 2005

Now, for fine-tuning the Ellie — The opera house's woes, sound to signage, can be fixed or tolerated

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05 Dec 2005

Scaling the Heights — Elizabeth Futral

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04 Dec 2005

Lissner's Tenure at La Scala Begins with Idomeneo

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04 Dec 2005

Waiting in the Wings, Singing to Themselves

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02 Dec 2005

Zubin Mehta: Lightning conductor — At almost 70, the Indian maestro Zubin Mehta is still wowing audiences and dividing critics across the globe

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02 Dec 2005

Celebrity So Extraordinaire She Rivaled the Eiffel Tower

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02 Dec 2005

Rescue mission

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02 Dec 2005

How to set America to music

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02 Dec 2005

Music is a life science — Opera aficionado Carolyn Abbate chose music over biology

http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2005/12.01/03-abbate.html »

02 Dec 2005

Annapolis Opera will celebrate Mozart's birthday 'by candlelight'

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01 Dec 2005

Boston Symphony/ Hunt Lieberson, Carnegie Hall

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01 Dec 2005

Rich texture despite tight pocket

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01 Dec 2005

South Africa's leading opera singer shot dead on family's wine estate

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30 Nov 2005

Renée Fleming - PBS Great Performances

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30 Nov 2005

Elektra in Stuttgart

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30 Nov 2005

Schubert und Oper, das ist ein Konzert-Erlebnis

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30 Nov 2005

Bold choices will open opera house

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30 Nov 2005

Parsifal, Music Center, Los Angeles

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30 Nov 2005

ENO boss exits on a low note

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29 Nov 2005

Strange Love — The Met’s weird new production bleeds the delicate chemistry out of Roméo et Juliette

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29 Nov 2005

Kozena and Daniels, Barbican Hall, London

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29 Nov 2005

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Linbury Studio, London

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29 Nov 2005

A Baritone and a Pianist in a Harmonious Conversation

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28 Nov 2005

Is a Free Tuition in Music Worthwhile? An Argument For

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27 Nov 2005

It's the eternal triangle, if you don't count the beast

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27 Nov 2005

Operetta with two left feet

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27 Nov 2005

How the son of Mozart is finally finding a voice

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26 Nov 2005

Lock, stock and baritone

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26 Nov 2005

The heart of their music

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26 Nov 2005

A Guided Tour Through the Ruin of 'Oberon'

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25 Nov 2005

At Eclectic Zankel Hall, One Thing Rarely Varies

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25 Nov 2005

A Powerful Young Voice Slays the MTA

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25 Nov 2005

Saul — Town Hall, Leeds

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1650206,00.html »

25 Nov 2005

Xerxes, London Coliseum

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24 Nov 2005

A Soprano Who Is Immersed in Schumann and Strauss

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/24/arts/music/24chec.html »

23 Nov 2005

Cosi Fan Tutte — Komische Oper, Berlin

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1648417,00.html »

23 Nov 2005

Harley, Zurich Opera

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23 Nov 2005

Opera tenor James King dies at 80

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4463558.stm »

22 Nov 2005

Soprano Deborah Voigt comes back with her familiar, splendid sound intact

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/22/DDGVOFS12J1.DTL&hw=voigt&sn=001&sc=1000 »

22 Nov 2005

Los Angeles Opera overcomes musket misfires, unsettling sets

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22 Nov 2005

Un ballo in maschera, Royal Opera House, London

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22 Nov 2005

Dresden's heart reclaimed from the ashes

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22 Nov 2005

A Delicious Recital, Coughs and All

http://www.nysun.com/article/23384 »

22 Nov 2005

Liszt, Haydn and Brahms, With a Touch of the Nightclub

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/22/arts/music/22ange.html »

21 Nov 2005

Bayerische Staatsoper on the Death of James King

http://www.bayerische.staatsoper.de/c.php/index_bso.php?dom=dom1& »

21 Nov 2005

Un Ballo In Maschera, Royal Opera House, London

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article328401.ece »

21 Nov 2005

A Strong Dose Of Gallic Charm For This Juliet

http://www.nysun.com/article/23296 »

21 Nov 2005

Lyric's 'Marriage' lovely but so confusing

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21 Nov 2005

Marta Eggerth, Legendary Soprano, Talks About Vienna, Career

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21 Nov 2005

US-Tenor James King 80-jährig verstorben

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20 Nov 2005

Falsetto castrati enjoyed rock-star status

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20 Nov 2005

Mastered Mozart, Preached Janacek, Schmoozed Shostakovich

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/20/arts/music/20whit.html »

19 Nov 2005

Puccini's Western almost golden

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19 Nov 2005

The Star It Was Made For Returns to Opera at the Met

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/19/arts/music/19dess.html »

18 Nov 2005

IU School of Music receives $40.6 million gift

http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/2626.html »

18 Nov 2005

Emotional Torment, With Impulsive Volatility

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/18/arts/music/18mids.html »

17 Nov 2005

Inauguration de la salle Garnier-Opéra de Monte-Carlo restaurée

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17 Nov 2005

Death, transcendence, beauty

http://www.sptimes.com/2005/11/17/Weekend/Death__transcendence_.shtml »

17 Nov 2005

Big-time singer who dreams of a smaller voice

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/11/17/bmnina17.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/11/17/ixartright.html »

17 Nov 2005

Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame, L'Esplanade, St-Etienne

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/f54c8f70-5645-11da-b04f-00000e25118c.html »

17 Nov 2005

Roméo et Juliette, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/bebf1fc6-5646-11da-b04f-00000e25118c.html »

15 Nov 2005

Met Rarity: Barcarolle Simulated for a Movie

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/15/movies/15marg.html »

15 Nov 2005

The Real Bach at Leipzig

http://www.nysun.com/article/23052 »

15 Nov 2005

Blind Operatunity Star Has Super Naughty Xmas

http://www.whatsonstage.com/dl/page.php?page=greenroom&story=E8821132067924 »

15 Nov 2005

Un ballo in maschera, Leipzig Opera

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4b3bf012-557c-11da-8a74-00000e25118c.html »

15 Nov 2005

A Mozart Clan: Nice Sounds Veiled by One Celestial Note

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/15/arts/music/15moza.html »

14 Nov 2005

Diva in a Verismo Rarity, Chewing Imaginary Scenery

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/14/arts/music/14zaza.html »

14 Nov 2005

A Hummable Treat for All Ages

http://www.nysun.com/article/22973 »

14 Nov 2005

A Beautiful Singer, a Virtuoso Violinist & an Intrusive Train

http://www.nysun.com/article/22971 »

13 Nov 2005

Opera downsizes as Italy's divas go on hunger strike

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/news/story/0,11711,1641479,00.html »

13 Nov 2005

On the Move: Ana Maria Martinez

http://www.classicalsinger.com/magazine/article.php?id=1191 »

12 Nov 2005

Happy birthday to the wizard of Oz

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,14932-1866272,00.html »

12 Nov 2005

A SERIOUS KIDS' OPERA

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/13/PKGE6FI7L91.DTL&type=performance »

12 Nov 2005

The End of the Great Big American Voice

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/13/arts/music/13midg.html »

12 Nov 2005

Juliette Has Fun (Before She Dies, of Course)

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/13/arts/music/13gure.html »

11 Nov 2005

'Fidelio' holds you captive ... but not in a good way

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/11/DDGD1FLR3Q1.DTL&type=performance »

11 Nov 2005

A Sure Thing, Though Not On the High B

http://www.nysun.com/article/22876 »

11 Nov 2005

A Gala With a Difference: Music as the Main Course

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/11/arts/music/11voig.html »

11 Nov 2005

Florida Grand Opera opens season with Puccini's torrid Old West love triangle

http://www.southflorida.com/events/sfl-mu10fanciullanov10,0,2723881.story?coll=sfe-events-headlines »

11 Nov 2005

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10 Nov 2005

Un Wagner élégant et sans boursouflures

http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3246,36-708440@51-627783,0.html »

10 Nov 2005

Andreas Scholl, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/music/reviews/article325866.ece »

10 Nov 2005

A Man Doing a Woman's Job

http://www.nysun.com/article/22849 »

09 Nov 2005

A Classical Star's Frequent Cancellations Raise Concern

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/09/arts/music/09hunt.html »

09 Nov 2005

Il diluvio universale, Theatre Royal, London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/b6f4187a-50c7-11da-bbd7-0000779e2340.html »

08 Nov 2005

The dedicated art of opera recording

http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/11/07/news/sp-ope19-01.php »

08 Nov 2005

From the Opera Company, a 'Barber' to bravo

http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/news/magazine/daily/13108161.htm »

08 Nov 2005

Manon, Royal Opera House, London (Royal Ballet)

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/theatre/reviews/article325607.ece »

08 Nov 2005

Orfeo, Opera de Lille

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/3c803b5c-4ffd-11da-8b72-0000779e2340.html »

07 Nov 2005

Glossy triumph of empty style

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/11/07/bmbutterfly07.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/11/07/ixartleft.html »

07 Nov 2005

Madam Butterfly at Coliseum, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1635732,00.html »

07 Nov 2005

Why Shouldn't Men Sing Romantic Drivel, Too?

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/06/arts/music/06gure.html »

07 Nov 2005

La Forza del Destino War Memorial, San Francisco

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/4f790524-4f33-11da-9947-0000779e2340.html »

07 Nov 2005

Madam Butterfly English National Opera London

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/19d06fb6-4f33-11da-9947-0000779e2340.html »

06 Nov 2005

Opernfreuden im Retourgang

http://derstandard.at/?id=2232857 »

05 Nov 2005

Vienna State Opera marks postwar reopening

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/entertainment/gossip/13091623.htm?template=contentModules/printstory.jsp »

05 Nov 2005

Und täglich geht der Vorhang hoch ...

http://derstandard.at/?id=2231981 »

05 Nov 2005

Staatsoper: Wenn der Herr Direktor Würstel ausgibt

http://www.diepresse.com/Artikel.aspx?channel=k&ressort=kb&id=517898 »

05 Nov 2005

The Opera We Never Tire Of

http://www.nysun.com/article/22546 »

05 Nov 2005

A 'Figaro' From a World Unhinged

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/04/arts/music/04figa.html »

04 Nov 2005

Larger than life — Diminutive soprano Tracy Dahl must tap her inner diva to star in Boston Lyric Opera's 'Lucie de Lammermoor'

http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2005/11/04/larger_than_life/ »

04 Nov 2005

Opera's exhilarating conducting puts a human face on world at war

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/11/04/DDGPQFI5891.DTL »

04 Nov 2005

The diva who conquered America

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/arts/main.jhtml?xml=/arts/2005/11/03/bmdiva03.xml&sSheet=/arts/2005/11/04/ixtop.html »

04 Nov 2005

Royal/Lepper at Wigmore Hall, London

http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/reviews/story/0,11712,1627136,00.html »

04 Nov 2005

Restless talent

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/9b3a6fd0-4c17-11da-997b-0000779e2340.html »

04 Nov 2005

Le Nozze di Figaro, Metropolitan Opera, New York

http://news.ft.com/cms/s/cc39fae4-4d19-11da-ba44-0000779e2340.html »

03 Nov 2005

Lyric meets challenges of 'Manon Lescaut'

http://www.suntimes.com/output/delacoma/cst-ftr-lyric02.html »

03 Nov 2005

Stellar combo helps Lyric deliver winner

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/music/chi-0511020021nov02,1,6668586.story?coll=chi-ent_music-hed »