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Renee Fleming

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Concerts

Reneé Fleming (right) and Susan Graham — two "cheerful Americans" often mistaken for each other — are planning an intimate evening of French song.

January 23, 2013 The two opera stars will conjure the intimate atmosphere of the 19th-century Parisian salon.

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August 27, 2010 The celebrated soprano takes on Donizetti's steamy title role, with Placido Domingo conducting.

Studio Sessions

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December 13, 2013 The opera star sings some favorite songs, as well as a Gershwin tune with Michael Feinstein.

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Snowie

December 18, 2009 Marian McPartland and guests from seasons past share memories and perform Christmas classics.

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December 19, 2008 Renee Fleming, Mimi Fox and more join McPartland to celebrate the season with new recordings.

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Interviews & Profiles

Pianist Simone Dinnerstein has a passion for rhythmically free musical lines.

April 13, 2011 Hear the pianist pick favorite recordings, from Lorraine Hunt Lieberson to Leonard Cohen.

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Verdi trumps Shakespeare by inserting a hauntingly beautiful "Ave Maria" into his operatic version of Othello.

December 4, 2008 Hear how Verdi's remarkably beautiful "Ave Maria" transforms his opera Otello.

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October 5, 2008 A new recording captures the world-famous soprano singing Strauss' masterpiece with a new direction.

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December 7, 2006 Soprano superstar Renee Fleming draws inspiration from divas of the past.

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June 2, 2005 With her newest CD, soprano Renée Fleming makes a leap from opera to jazz.

News

From taffeta to tackles: Soprano Renee Fleming has been tapped to sing at Super Bowl XLVIII.

January 21, 2014 We won't guess what her odds were, but it's superstar soprano Renee Fleming.

Reviews

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June 2, 2005 With her newest CD, soprano Renée Fleming makes a leap from opera to jazz.

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Soprano Renee Fleming

September 11, 2009 Fleming sings the steamy title role, with Placido Domingo conducting, from Washington, D.C.

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October 17, 2008 The German violin diva reveals what she likes to listen to when she's not practicing.

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Four Last Songs

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  • Album: Four Last Songs
  • Artist: Renée Fleming
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2008
 

Haunted Heart

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  • Album: Haunted Heart
  • Artist: Renée Fleming
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  • Released: 2005
 

Bel Canto

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  • Album: Bel Canto
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Handel

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  • Album: Handel
  • Artist: Renée Fleming
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2004
 

Handel: Arias

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  • Album: Handel: Arias
  • Artist: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
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  • Released: 2004
 

Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

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  • Album: Purcell: Dido and Aeneas
  • Artist: Geraint Jones
  • Label: EMI Classics
  • Released: 2008
 

Bach: Cantatas BWV 82 and 199

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  • Album: Bach: Cantatas BWV 82 and 199
  • Artist: Lorraine Hunt Lieberson
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The Schubert Album

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  • Album: The Schubert Album
  • Artist: Renée Fleming
  • Label: London
  • Released: 1997
 

Beethoven/Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos

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  • Album: Beethoven/Mendelssohn: Violin Concertos
  • Artist: Sir Yehudi Menuhin
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In My Life

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  • Album: In My Life
  • Artist: Judy Collins
  • Label: Asylum
  • Released: 1966
 

See You On The Moon

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  • Album: See You On The Moon
  • Artist: Tift Merritt
  • Label: Fantasy
  • Released: 2010
 

Otello

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  • Title: Otello
  • Director: Renee Fleming /PlacidoDomingo
 

Puccini: La Bohème

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  • Album: Puccini: La Bohème
  • Artist: Mirella Freni
  • Label: London
  • Released: 1987
 

A Streetcar Named Desire: "I Want Magic!"

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  • Album: A Streetcar Named Desire: "I Want Magic!"
  • Artist: Renée Fleming
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 1998
 

Homage: The Age of the Diva

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  • Album: Homage: The Age of the Diva
  • Artist: Renée Fleming
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2006