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Cover September 2019

PORGY & BESS: THE MET KICKS OFF THE NEW SEASON WITH THE GERSHWINS' CLASSIC

Vol. 84, No. 3

Eric Owens Expands His Horizons • Angel Blue Lives Her Dream • Exclusive Interview: Stage Director James Robinson • Rhiannon Giddens: American Original • A Tribute to Franco Zeffirelli • Opera As a Mindful Experience • Sound Bites: Siena Licht Miller


Features
Women on the Verge Mesko thmb 919Women on the Verge
A dozen singers to watch in the 2019–20 season
Year in Opera thmb 919The Year in Opera
The hottest tickets of the 2019–20 Season.
By Eloise Giegerich 
Strength of Character thmb 919Strength of Character
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Eric Owens sings Porgy and Wotan this season.
By Fred Cohn
Photographs by Pete Thompson
 
Feeling the Roar thmb 919Feeling the Roar
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Angel Blue never takes an audience for granted.
By Louise T. Guinther
Photographs by Pete Thompson
 
Everything Illuminated thmb 919Everything Is Illuminated
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Director James Robinson makes his Met debut with Porgy and Bess.
By Heidi Waleson
Photographs by Sasha Maslov 
Cutting Through the Noise thmb 919Cutting Through the Noise
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How to keep opera a mindful experience.
By William R. Braun
Illustrations by Robert Neubecker 
Larger Than Life thmb 919Larger than Life
A tribute to Franco Zeffirelli.
By Fred Plotkin 
Fearless Approach thmb 919Fearless Approach
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Opera Philadelphia welcomes cutting-edge composer Philip Venables.
By A. J. Goldmann 
Renaissance Woman thmb 919Renaissance Woman
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Singer, musician, composer and cultural historian Rhiannon Giddens defies categorization. By Jennifer Melick 
Departments
Recordings
In Review
Books Music as an Art lg 919 Books

A philosopher’s deep-dive into the nature of music is both insightful 

and idiosyncratic.

Viewpoint Gershwin thmb 919Viewpoint: Subject Matters
By F. Paul Driscoll
Noteworthy thmb 919Noteworthy & Now
By Eloise Giegerich
Sound Bites Miller thmb 919Sound Bites: Siena Licht Miller
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A mezzo from Oregon sings a new opera in Philadelphia.
By F. Paul Driscoll 
Operapedia Gods Myths thmb 819Operapedia: Shakespeare
Henry Stewart explores the influence on opera of history’s foremost dramatist.
Obituaries thmb 919Obituaries
New York City Opera and the Metropolitan Opera stalwart Spiro Malas; Hungarian composer Iván Eröd, who became a mainstay in Vienna.
Liner Notes Nia Franklin thmb 919Liner Notes: Nia Franklin
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Miss America 2019 talks about her love of opera.
By Louise T. Guinther 

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