The Art of Leonie Rysanek

February 22, 2020, 4:30 pm

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(Photo: Heinz Anger: Portrait of Leonie Rysanek [CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)])

This renowned Viennese soprano is heard in two of her most acclaimed Verdi roles: Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello and her 1959 Met debut role as Lady Macbeth.