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Opera singers (left to right) Elīna Garanča, Helen Donath and Tamar Iveri perform in Mozart's opera Così fan tutte at the Salzburg Opera Festival. Andreas Schaad/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Singer People Loved to Hate: 'Callas Forever'

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Soprano Angela Meade made her professional debut in the role of Elvira in Verdi's Ernani at the Metropolitan Opera. Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Guest DJ Angela Meade: Hitting The Big Time With Help From Verdi

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Hear an Audio Introduction to 'Lucie di Lammermoor'

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Italian Tenor Giuseppe Di Stefano Dies at 86

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Maria Callas, The Legend Who Lived for Her Art

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Renata Scotto has retired from the stage, but she hasn't slowed down — she's now a director and costume designer. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest DJ Renata Scotto: Opera, Risks, And Keeping It Real

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