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  • Sight Lines | Lise Davidsen
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    Sight Lines | Lise Davidsen

    Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen, who is currently singing the Marschallin in the Met's Rosenkavalier revival, shares how she's prepared herself psychologically for the repertory's biggest roles.

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  • Best of the Best: Eugene Onegin
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    Best of the Best: Eugene Onegin

    Our favorite selections from Tchaikovsky's great romance, sung by an all-star cast, from Ivan Kozlovsky, Leonid Sobinov, Jussi Björling and Galina Vishnevskaya to Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Peter Mattei and Renée Fleming.

  • Best of the Best: Il Trovatore
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    Best of the Best: Il Trovatore

    Twenty-five of our favorite cuts from Il Trovatore, with performances by Leontyne Price, Maria Callas, Enrico Caruso, Plácido Domingo, Anna Netrebko, Sherrill Milnes, Jussi Björling—and Glenn Miller!

  • Diva Playlist 2022
    Diva Playlist 2022
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    Diva Playlist 2022

    Thirty choice cuts from some of the artists featured in our November 2022 "Diva" issue.

  • Immortal Star: ENRICO CARUSO
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    Immortal Star: ENRICO CARUSO

    Twenty of our favorite recordings by the great tenor Enrico Caruso (1873–1921).

  • Best of the Best: La Bohème
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    Best of the Best: La Bohème

    Our critics' favorite recordings of the greatest hits from La Bohème, sung by a cast of stars that includes Scotto, Moffo, Tebaldi and Callas as well as Pavarotti, Bergonzi and Wunderlich.

  • Best of the Best: Don Giovanni
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    Best of the Best: Don Giovanni

    Some of our critics' favorite cuts from Don Giovanni, sung by artists from Joan Sutherland, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Margaret Price to Peter Mattei, John McCormack and Giuseppe Taddei.

  • Best of the Best: Carmen
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    Best of the Best: Carmen

    A few of the best excerpts from Bizet's perennial hit, chosen by some of OPERA NEWS's critics.

  • Best of the Best: Il Barbiere di Siviglia
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    Best of the Best: Il Barbiere di Siviglia

    Twenty well-loved performances of the best arias from Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

  • Best of the Best: Faust
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    Best of the Best: Faust

    Some of our critics' favorite tracks from Gounod's masterpiece.