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Italian-born soprano Licia Albanese dies in New York at 105

(Reuters) – Italian-born American soprano Licia Albanese, whose technical skill and emotional intensity in works like “Madama Butterfly” and “La Traviata” made her a leading opera star, has died in New York City at age 105, her son said on … Continue reading

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A Minute With: London’s reigning queen soprano DiDonato is a kickboxer too

LONDON (Reuters) – On stage and off, you don’t want to tangle with Joyce DiDonato – American soprano extraordinaire and practiced kickboxer too. Reuters: Entertainment News

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A Minute With: London’s reigning queen soprano DiDonato is a kickboxer too

LONDON (Reuters) – On stage and off, you don’t want to tangle with Joyce DiDonato – American soprano extraordinaire and practiced kickboxer too. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Soprano Te Kanawa trills for 70th on Covent Garden stage

LONDON (Reuters) – The stage was strewn with daffodils and a cake was wheeled out as Dame Kiri te Kanawa celebrated her 70th birthday on Thursday singing on stage at Covent Garden where the New Zealand-born soprano first made an … Continue reading

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Soprano Netrebko pulls out of ‘not right’ London ‘Faust’

LONDON (Reuters) – Russian soprano Anna Netrebko has pulled out of a mostly sold-out production in April of Gounod’s opera “Faust” at the Royal Opera House in London, saying that “the role is not right for me”. Reuters: Entertainment News

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‘Autobahn to Bayreuth’ – English soprano sings for Wagner’s 200th

LONDON (Reuters) – It’s happened very fast for soprano Catherine Foster, who was a midwife before she became a singer and this week will be the first Englishwoman to sing Brunnhilde for Wagner’s “Ring” cycle at the Bayreuth Festival, in … Continue reading

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Soprano Bartoli: My voice has more colors, shadow

LONDON (Reuters) – Italian mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli has released a year-end blockbuster that is part mystery story, part research project and shows off a voice which only seems to improve with age. Reuters: Entertainment News

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