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Table Of Contents: October 2018

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Vol. 83, No. 4

Dynamic Soprano Barbara Hannigan | Hungary Takes Opera on the Road | LA Opera Bites into Vampyr | From Stage to Screen: Movies as Source Material | Sound Bites: Avery Amereau | First Look: Canadian Opera Company’s Hadrian 

Something a little different thmb 1018Something a Little Different
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo talks about his double-sided career as singer and producer.
By F. Paul Driscoll
Photographs by Ryan Pfluger 
From Screen to Stage thmb 1018From Screen to Stage
A surprising number of operas are using cinema for source material.
By Joe Cadagin
Illustration by Ben Kirchner 
Sound Factory thmb 1018Sound Factory
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The Hungarian State Opera, one of the world’s busiest companies, visits NYC this month.
By Clive Paget 
Fright Night Vampyr Poster thmb 1018Fright Night
LA Opera celebrates Halloween with a new score for Vampyr.
By Steven Jude Tietjen 
Contemporary Insanity thmb 1018Contemporary Insanity
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Barbara Hannigan, modern opera’s go-to soprano, thrives on the challenges of singing—and conducting—contemporary music.
By Henry Stewart 
In Review
Books Gheorghiu Cover 1018 Books
Angela Gheorghiu’s new memoir does the diva’s mystique no favors.
Viewpoint De Havilland thmb 1018Viewpoint: Adverse Conditions
By F. Paul Driscoll
Noteworthy Mattila thmb 1018Noteworthy & Now
By Eloise Giegerich
Sound Bites Amereau thmb 1018Sound Bites: Avery Amereau
A contralto from Jupiter, Florida, sings Handel this month in Lille.
By F. Paul Driscoll
Operapedia Queen of Spades thmb 1018Operapedia: Scary Opera 
Henry Stewart scares up some vocal music appropriate to the Halloween season.
Broadcasts Aida thmb 1018Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Transmission: Aida      
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Saturday, October 6, 2018, 12:55 P.M. (ET)
Broadcast Samson thmb 1018Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Transmission: Samson et Dalila 
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Saturday, October 20, 2018, 12:55 P.M. (ET)
Broadcast Fanciulla thmb 1018Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Transmission: La Fanciulla del West 
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Saturday, October 27, 2018, 12:55 P.M. (ET)
First Look Love Complex thmb 1018First Look: Love Complex
Canadian Opera Company presents the world premiere of Hadrian, a new opera by Rufus Wainwright.
By F. Paul Driscoll 
Obituaries Barasoda thmb 1018Obituaries
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Tenor Antonio Barasorda, Wild Things composer Oliver Knussen, baritone Barry McDaniel.

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