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Sondra Radvanovsky

Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky is a globally celebrated artist. The depth and exquisite color of her voice are matched by her dramatic acting ability and versatility across a remarkable range of repertoire, from the title roles in Rusalka and Lucrezia Borgia, to Roxanne in Cyrano de Bergerac and the title role in Manon Lescaut. She is widely regarded as one of the premiere Verdi sopranos alive today, as well as one of the premiere interpreters of bel canto.

Latest News:

  • 13.03.2017 - “Sondra Radvanovsky is a musical superstar” –

  • "A while back we suggested that the conductor/music director got special efforts from his performers. It could be something else, too. For some time sportscasters have found it normal that the achievements of a superstar tend to raise the level of performance of his teammates. Could the same be true in music? For example, there is no question in my mind that soprano Sondra Radvanovsky is a musical...

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  • 02.03.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky stars as 'Tosca' in Los Angeles

  • Sondra Radvanovsky embodies opera's most famous diva, Floria Tosca at LA Opera on April 22, 27, 30, May 2, 5,and 7. Ms. Radvanovsky reprises her acclaimed portrayal of 'Tosca' in the revival of the John Caird's electrifying production. Russell Thomas sings Cavaradossi and the dynamic love triangle is completed with Ambrosia Maestri and Greer Grimsley alternating the role of Scarpia. Maestro James...

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  • 23.02.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky stars as Amelia in Monte-Carlo

  • After Ms. Radvanovsky’s spectacular performances as 'Norma' in Chicago she travels to l’Opéra de Monte-Carlo to appears as Amelia in Verdi’s ‘Simon Boccanegra.’ Ms. Radvanovsky is joined by an exquisite cast including Ludovic Tézier as Simon Boccanegra, Andrea Mastroni as Jacopo Fiesco, Ramón Vargas as Gabriele Adorno, and André Heijboer...

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  • 17.02.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky opens the Metropolitan Opera’s 2017-2018 Season

  • Sondra Radvanovsky will star in the title role of Bellini’s ‘Norma’ in the prestigious opening night gala of the Metropolitan Opera on September 25.  A role for which Ms. Radvanovsky’s previous performances have been characterized as “spellbinding,” this is sure to be an exciting evening. She is joined by an all-star cast which includes Joyce DiDonato as...

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  • 11.02.2017 - Chicago Tribune: “Radvanovsky brings dramatic vocal thrills to ‘Norma’ at Lyric”

  • “The enduring appeal of "Norma" has long exceeded the ability of opera companies to recruit singers equal to the stringent vocal demands of this bel canto classic, particularly those demands made on sopranos who dare to take on the murderously difficult title role. Little wonder, then, that Vincenzo Bellini's challenging masterpiece has been out of the Lyric Opera repertory for 20 long years....

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  • 05.02.2017 - Chicago Times: “Berwyn’s Sondra Radvanovsky set for demanding ‘Norma’ at Lyric”

  • “Opera companies generally pick the works they want to present each season and then assemble a suitable cast for each one. But such an approach simply doesn’t work with Vincenzo Bellini’s 1831 bel canto masterpiece – 'Norma.' “It’s one of these operas,” said Anthony Freud, Lyric Opera of Chicago’s general director, “the title role of which is so...

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