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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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  • 22.04.2016 - "Already hailed by the press, Sondra Radvanovsky’s singing defied belief—her all-time best." - Examiner reviews the Met's 'Roberto Devereux'

  • "Donizetti queens have lost their heads left and right this season, starting with Anne Boleyn (“Anna Bolena”), then Mary, Queen of Scots (“Maria Stuarda”). Sondra Radvanovsky admirably embodied them both and survived to tell the tale. History dealt more kindly with this monarch, Elizabeth I, daughter of King Henry VIII and the aforementioned doomed Anne. In “Roberto...

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  • 17.04.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky stars in 'Tosca' at the Bayerische Staatsoper

  • Sondra Radvanovsky sings one of her signature roles, the title heroine in Puccini's Tosca, May 8, 11 & 14 at the Bayerische Staatsoper. The cast also includes Jorge de León as Cavaradossi and Ambrogio Maestri as Scarpia, with conductor Karel Mark Chichon leading from the pit for this Luc Bondy-staged production. Please note there is limited ticket availability for...

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  • 13.04.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky stars in Met HD broadcast of 'Roberto Devereux' this weekend

  • The live worldwide HD broadcast of 'Roberto Devereux' starring Sondra Radvanovsky as Queen Elizabeth takes place this Saturday, April 15. Visit the Met online to find your local theater airing this not-to-be-missed event.

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  • 07.04.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky performs at the George London Foundation Gala Concert

  • Sondra Radvanovsky joined several acclaimed colleagues in performance on April 6, to celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the George London Foundation competition. Critics heralded her spectacular performance: "Sometimes a performer becomes so associated with a particular role that it takes a moment to adjust when they appear out of character. The soprano Sondra Radvanovsky has...

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  • 30.03.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky receives extraordinary critical acclaim for 'Roberto Devereux' at The Met

  • "The applause and bravos for the soprano Sondra Radvanovsky were so frenzied at the end of Donizetti’s “Roberto Devereux” at the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday night that she looked overwhelmed, almost a little frightened.The audience members knew, it seemed, that they had just witnessed an emotionally vulnerable and vocally daring performance, a milestone in the career of an...

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  • 23.03.2016 - Sondra Radvanovsky - interview feature in The Guardian

  • Enjoy Sondra's recent interview via The Guardian, titled: Sondra Radvanovsky: 'Singing bel canto means living like a nun' Excerpt: t one high-stakes moment during the the third act of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux, Queen Elizabeth I sings a passage that the New York Metropolitan Opera’s English supertitle system translates like so: “I am talking. Listen to me.” Though...

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