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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.

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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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  • 24.01.2017 - “La diva norteamaricana seduce con un variado y ecléctico programa y memorables propinas”--El Periodico

  • ¡Y eso que estaba resfriada! Sondra Radvanovski volvió a poner de pie al Liceu con un variado e intenso recital, en el que se permitió el lujo de añadir un aria más de las previstas en el programa. Todo ello a pesar de que Christina Scheppelmann, la directora artística del teatro, había advertido que la gran soprano norteamericana no se encontraba en las...

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  • 02.01.2017 - Sondra Radvanovsky returns to the Lyric Opera stage in 'Norma'

  • Following her critically acclaimed performances in Spain, Sondra Radvanovsky travels back to North America for a series of performances in the title role of Bellini's Norma. Ms. Radvanovsky sings the role at Lyric Opera of Chicago from January 28 - February 24, with Elizabeth DeShong as Adalgisa, Russell Thomas as Pollione, and Andrea Silvestrelli as Oroveso. Riccardo Frizza conducts, for...

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  • 08.12.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky - recitals in Spain

  • This month Sondra Radvanovsky presents recitals at two of Spain's most treasured performance venues. She sings at the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville on December 17, and at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona on December 22. Pianist Anthony Manoli accompanies her for these not-to-be-missed events. 

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