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Three mainstage operas, three additional special events, and all six titles are Chicago premieres.
“My job as a singer, if I’m doing my job correctly, is no different than what a curator does with a beautiful work of art.”
An interview with Nathan Gunn in advance of his performance with New Philharmonic later this month.
The 35-year-old made her Met debut in 2006 as a Woman of Crete in Mozart’s Idomeneo. She is scheduled to sing the title role next season in Massenet’s Manon and Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata.
General director Ashley Magnus exclaims that “to ensure that opera stays relevant as a living art form, we must bring contemporary voices, as well as works of international prominence never before seen in Chicago to the stage.”
On February 10, some of the biggest names in the music industry convened at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles. R&B and soul singer Alicia Keys hosted the ceremony, as winners were announced in 30 fields and 84 categories. Here are the nominees and winners for the classical music categories.