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Table Of Contents: February 2019

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Vol. 83, No. 8

Brenda Rae's Dash of Daring | Trailblazer Camilla Williams | Dramatic Discipline Kyle Ketelsen | George Gagnidze Plays Bad Men | Bass Maurizio Muraro Makes Funny a Fine Art | Sound Bites: Briana Hunter | Operapedia: Gilbert & Sullivan

As Pretty Does thmb 218As Pretty Does
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South African soprano Pretty Yende brings her bel canto magic to the Met this month.
By Louise T. Guinther
Photographs by Dario Acosta
One Tough Guy thmb 219One Tough Guy
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Bass-baritone Kyle Ketelsen rules Lyric Opera’s Ariodante.
By Joanne Sydney Lessner
Photographed by Pete Thompson 
Trailblazer Thmb 219Trailblazer
Soprano Camilla Williams was the first female African–American soloist at a major U.S. opera company.
By Fred Cohn 
Energy Source thmb 219Energy Source
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Soprano Brenda Rae delivers a dash of daring to all her roles.
By Alexandra Svokos
Photographs by Dario Acosta
Infinite Jest thmb 219Infinite Jest
Italian bass Maurizio Muraro makes funny a fine art. 
By Adam Wasserman 
Theater of the World thmb 219Theater of the World
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Bernard Foccroulle’s singular vision transformed the Aix Festival. The outgoing intendant reflects on his years at Aix.
By Fred Cohn 
Love to Hate thmb 219The Man You Love to Hate
Baritone George Gagnidze thrives on singing opera’s darkest characters.
By Jennifer Melick 
In Review
Books Handel in London Cover 219 Books
With an eye for telling detail, Jane Glover chronicles Handel’s five decades in London.
Viewpoint History Lesson thmb 219Viewpoint: History Lesson
By F. Paul Driscoll
Noteworthy thmb 119Noteworthy & Now
By Eloise Giegerich
Sound Bites Brian Hunter thmb 219Sound Bites: Briana Hunter
A Manhattan School of Music alumna makes music as a mezzo—and as an artistic director.
By F. Paul Driscoll
First Look thmb 219 First Look: The Metropolitan Opera Guild Honors Anna Netrebko
The Metropolitan Opera Guild honored Anna Netrebko on October 26, 2018, with sponsorship from The Lloyd E. Rigler–Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation and BNY Mellon Wealth Management.

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