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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:

  • 08.06.2016 - 'Aida' opens next week starring Sondra Radvanovsky in the title role

  • Sondra Radvanovsky is featured in the title role of Verdi's Aida with the Opéra national de Paris, opening next week. The performances (which take place at the Opéra Bastille) are June 13, 16, 19, 22, 25 & 28 and July 1, 4, 9 & 12. Casts include mezzo-sopranos Anita Rachvelishvili and Daniela Barcellona sharing the role of Amneris, and Aleksandrs...

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  • 29.05.2016 - Additional acclaim for Radvanovsky's 'Tosca' in Munich

  • "The title role of “Tosca” is one of Sondra Radvanovsky’s signature roles. It is a role to which her dramatic instincts and her large and expressive voice, with its gleaming top and secure lower register, are suited perfectly. Her Vissi d’arte was indeed a expression of the artistic excellence of a true diva (applying to both the character and the...

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  • 22.05.2016 - Critical acclaim for Sondra Radvanovsky's 'Tosca' at the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • "Sondra Radvanovsky was a fabulous Tosca. The American-Canadian soprano really is in her absolute prime right now. Her orange-toned soprano is round and rich and she had no trouble carrying over the tremendous noise from the pit, with the registers absolutely integrated from shining top to smoky bottom.  Her Tosca was coquettish in the first act with Cavaradossi, feral as she stabbed Scarpia, and...

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  • 15.05.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky sings 'Aida' this summer at the Opéra Bastille

  • Sondra Radvanovsky stars in the title role of Verdi's epic Aida this summer for the Opéra national de Paris. Performances take place at the Opéra Bastille, on June 13, 16, 19, 22, 25 & 28 and July 1, 4, 9 & 12. The casts include mezzo-sopranos Anita Rachvelishvili and Daniela Barcellona sharing the role of Amneris, and Aleksandrs Antonenko, Yusif Eyvazov,...

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  • 08.05.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky to sing title role in 'Norma' at The Metropolitan Opera, opening the 2017/18 season

  • "American Sondra Radvanovsky will now sing the title role at the Met, where she made her “Norma” debut in 2013, the opera company announced Tuesday. This season Ms. Radvanovsky become the first soprano to perform all three leading roles of Donizetti’s “Tudor Queens” trilogy at the Met. In the 2017-2018 season she will also make her Met role debut as Leonora...

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  • 01.05.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky's performance in "Met in HD: ‘Roberto Devereux’ gone but far from forgotten"

  • "Heroic soprano Sondra Radvanovsky sang the role of Elizabeth here, completing her season long Tudor three-bagger, having already sung the title roles in “Anna Bolena” and “Maria Stuarda” earlier. In the concluding opera of this trio, hers was a magnificent—and tragic—performance, mirroring the gradual decline of Elizabeth in her later years. Better yet, unlike a...

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