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Review: Renée Fleming Makes Broadway Debut as Vain Diva in 'Living on Love'

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The best moments in this mixed bag of a play are the inside-y opera ones, writes Operavore critic David Patrick Stearns.
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Operavore

Renée Fleming Sends Up Opera World in 'Living on Love'

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Soprano Renée Fleming—who has worked in the worlds of opera, indie rock and even a Super Bowl — is opening next week on the Broadway. She spoke with Elliott Forrest backstage.
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WQXR Blog

Top Five Infamous Cases of Stage Fright

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The new documentary “Seymour: An Introduction” looks at the life of the piano teacher Seymour Bernstein, who was afflicted by crippling stage fright. He wasn't alone.
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Top 5 @ 105

Five Buzz-Worthy Debuts and Premieres in the Next 12 Months

Friday, February 06, 2015

We’ve combed through the last half of the 2014–15 season and announcements for the 2015–16 one, to find five of the most anticipated debuts and premieres.

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Metropolitan Opera

Lehar's The Merry Widow

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Join us today at 1 pm to hear the Met’s new production of Lehar’s "The Merry Widow," starring Renée Fleming, Nathan Gunn and Kelli O’Hara.

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Operavore

Review: A Less than Merry Widow at the Metropolitan Opera

Thursday, January 01, 2015

"The Merry Widow" was more sleepy than bubbly when its splashy new production opened New Year’s Eve at the Metropolitan Opera, writes David Patrick Stearns.
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Operavore

Soprano Renée Fleming Set to Make Broadway Debut

Monday, December 22, 2014

Soprano Renée Fleming — who has triumphed in the worlds of opera, recording and even the sports arena — is moving on to the Great White Way.
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The Jonathan Channel

Christmas in New York with Renée Fleming

Monday, December 01, 2014

The Holidays have arrived are here and with them comes the holiday music. This week we are featuring the latest release from Renée Fleming, Christmas in New York. 

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The Sopranos with Debbie Voigt

Divas Who Dish

Saturday, November 29, 2014

While working on her autobiography "Call Me Debbie," Debbie Voigt was curious about how other singers dealt with telling their stories. This week, Voigt shares what she learned.

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The Sopranos with Debbie Voigt

How to Die at the Opera

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Host Debbie Voigt raises the curtain on this new series by counting down her five favorite ways for sopranos to die at the opera.

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WQXR Blog

As 'Star-Spangled Banner' Turns 200, Five Unusual Classical Versions

Sunday, September 14, 2014

This weekend marks the 200th anniversary of the poem that became the nation’s national anthem. Here are five notable classical takes.
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Operavore

Valentine's Week Highlights on Operavore

Thursday, February 13, 2014

WQXR

To celebrate Valentines Day, this week we're showcasing a series of full operas on the Operavore stream.

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Metropolitan Opera

Dvorak's Rusalka

Saturday, February 08, 2014

Today at 1 pm, Renee Fleming, just back from her national anthem performance at the 2014 Super Bowl, stars as the lead character in the Metropolitan Opera broadcast of Rusalka.

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Operavore

Renée Fleming Gives the Super Bowl an Operatic Opening

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Clad in a black Vera Wang dress with a flowing white sash – ensuring no wardrobe malfunctions – Fleming was accompanied an Armed Forces Chorus and a recording of the New Jersey Symphony.

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Operavore

Renée Fleming Says She Won't Lip-Sync National Anthem

Friday, January 31, 2014

Renée Fleming said in an interview she won't sing to a pre-recorded track and that she "wouldn't know how to lip-sync if you paid me."

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Operavore

Renée Fleming to Sing National Anthem at 2014 Super Bowl

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The Super Bowl will have a touch of the operatic this year: Soprano Renée Fleming will sing the national anthem.

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All Ears with Terrance McKnight

Star-Crossed

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Hear what happens when pop and classical flavors collide. Guest host Lauren Rico delves into the musical alter egos of Sting, Michael Bolton, Billy Joel and Renée Fleming, among others.

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Studio 360

Leontyne Price’s A Program of Song

Friday, December 13, 2013

Mississippi in the 1910s produced some of our country’s greatest blues artists. It also produced one of our greatest operatic singers, soprano Leontyne Price. The bar she set for singers has remained high. “When I was a student I used to travel on the subway between Queens and Julliard ...

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Operavore

Lou Reed, Opera Duet Singer?

Monday, November 04, 2013

As tributes to the late Lou Reed continue, two videos highlighting two of his operatic projects have resurfaced.

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WQXR Blog

Video: Obama Presents National Medal of the Arts to Renée Fleming, Tony Kushner

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

President Obama presented the National Medal of Arts to 12 recipients including Renée Fleming during a White House ceremony on Wednesday.

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