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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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  • 09.10.2016 - "Sondra Radvanovsky Triumphant As COC Norma"--Musical Toronto

  • "It would not be an exaggeration to say the opening night audience witnessed a performance for the ages. Radvanovsky was in magnificent form. Right from the beginning, with the recitative before the beginning of “Casta diva”, the soprano offered up the most astonishing high pianissimos, sometimes held for what seemed like an eternity. We have not heard such technique since the era of the...

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  • 08.10.2016 - "Sondra Radvanovsky gives blissful performance in COC’s production of Norma"--The Globe and Mail

  • "When people in the opera world – singers, impresarios, fans – talk about the great modern Normas, the heroine of the Bellini opera and one of the most taxing roles in all of opera, the names that get bandied around are inevitably the same. Joan Sutherland, Montserrat Caballe, Maria Callas. All of whom gave memorable portrayals of the Druid priestess who eventually marches to a funeral...

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  • 02.10.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky: "Top Ticket: Three shows to see Oct. 2 to 8" --The Toronto Star

  • Bellini's Norma at the Canadian Opera Company starring Sondra Radvanovsky. "Watch this if: Your fall calendar could use some Italian romantic tragedy. If you think your karaoke skills are straight out of the bel canto era of opera, let the Canadian Opera Company show you what real singing is. Vincenzo Bellini’s Norma opens the COC’s 2016/17 season in a co-production with the...

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  • 29.09.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky: "The hottest tickets in town: Five things to do in Toronto" --The Globe and Mail

  • Bellini's Norma at the Canadian Opera Company starring Sondra Radvanovsky. "A bel canto masterpiece, Vincenzo Bellini’s two-act opera is a showcase for the soprano. Sharing the demanding role in this Canadian Opera Company co-production are the Canadian-American Sondra Radvanovsky and the South African Elza van den Heever, a high-note hitter of rising reputation. The American director Kevin...

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  • 21.09.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky: "Fall Stage Preview: 10 Artists to Watch" --Now Toronto

  • SONDRA RADVANOVSKY/SOPRANO What Singer, Norma (Four Seasons Centre, October 6 to November 5, coc.ca). Why Toronto-based Radvanovsky has emerged as one of the world's foremost sopranos. Earlier this year she made headlines singing, in one season, all three leads in Donizetti's Tudor Trilogy at the Metropolitan Opera. She got raves – no surprise for those of us who...

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  • 14.09.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky: "Northern Exposure — A Captivating Arts and Cultural Season This Fall in Canada" - The Huffington Post Blog

  • A major highlight of the Canadian Opera Company‘s upcoming season will be Bellini’s dynamic opera Norma from October 6th to November 4th. Written in 1831, the production features two of today’s most sought-after sopranos sharing the title role — Sondra Radvanovsky from Toronto and South African Elza van den Heever — in performances we are sure will...

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