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Table Of Contents: July 2018

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Vol. 83, No. 1

What to See Now: 2018 Munich Festival | Conductor Kirill Petrenko | Bass-Baritone Ryan McKinny | Sound Bites: Golda Schultz

Lyric Chameleon thmb 718Lyric Chameleon
Anja Harteros is one of Europe’s most fascinating and versatile sopranos. This summer, she makes her Bayreuth debut as Elsa in Lohengrin.
By A. J. Goldmann
Portraits by Laetitia Vancon
Munich Music Marathon thmb 718Munich's Music Marathon
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The Munich Opera Festival, an end-of-season extravaganza, draws thousands of the world’s opera-lovers to Bavaria.
By A. J. Goldmann 
Private Practice thmb 718Private Practice
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Conductor Kirill Petrenko may be the best-kept secret in opera.
By John Allison 
Looking for Adventure thmb 718Looking for Adventure
Bass-baritone Ryan McKinny sings J. Robert Oppenheimer in Santa Fe’s new Doctor Atomic.
By Fred Cohn
Photographed in Santa Fe by Dario Acosta
Recordings Pique Dame Cover 718 Recordings
Stefan Herheim’s production of Queen of Spades puts Tchaikovsky into the action.
In Review
Recordings Verdis Exceptional Women Cover 718 Books
A new book shines a scholarly light on the women who shaped—and were shaped by—the lion of Busseto.
Viewpoint Netrebko thmb 718Viewpoint: A Perfectly Timed Leap
By F. Paul Driscoll
Noteworthy Now thmb 718Noteworthy & Now
By Eloise Giegerich
Opera News Awards thmb 718 The 2018 OPERA NEWS Awards
Photographs by Dario Acosta
Sound Bites Golda Schultz thmb 718Sound Bites: Golda Schultz
The South African soprano sings Freia and a Flowermaiden this month in Munich.
By F. Paul Driscoll 
Obituaries Tourangeau thmb 717Obituaries
Mezzo-soprano Huguette Tourangeau, accompanist Irwin Gage, librettist and poet J.D. McClatchy, French tenor Michel Sénéchal, mezzo Ariel Bybee.
First Look Davidsen thmb 718First Look: Aix-en-Provence
A new production of Ariadne auf Naxos opens this month at the Aix-en-Provence Festival.
By F. Paul Driscoll 
Musical Line thmb 718 Musical Line
How many degrees of separation connect musical and theatrical revolutionary Richard Wagner to twenty-first-century genius Lin-Manuel Miranda?
By F. Paul Driscoll 

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