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Soprano Cheryl Barker (as Jenůfa) and tenor Peter Wedd (as Luca) sing in a production of Leoš Janáček's Jenůfa from Opera Australia.
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April 18, 2012 Hear opera reinvent itself in the hands of cutting-edge composers facing an uncertain new century.
From stratospheric coloraturas to jet-powered Wagnerians, learn to love our highest-flying singers.
November 9, 2011 From stratospheric coloraturas to jet-powered Wagnerians, learn to love our highest-flying singers.
April 21, 2011 Inspired by the Met's new production of Die Walküre, with its starry cast and high-tech sets, we present a interactive test of your knowledge of classic Wagner singers.
February 20, 2009 Domingo is the first recipient of the $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize. Before she died in 2005, the celebrated Swedish soprano set up a foundation to award prizes for outstanding achievements in opera.
January 11, 2006 Birgit Nilsson, who is often described as the greatest Wagnerian soprano of the post-World War II era, has died at the age of 87. Her family in Sweden is keeping private the cause and exact date of her death.
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