Maria Callas graces our cover as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of her birth.
We inaugurate our new partnership with Opera News with a section of the magazine dedicated specifically to US performance reviews and broadcast details.
The International Opera Awards shortlists are announced—the Awards take place on November 9 at the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw.
Features: Celebrating Maria Callas
Stephen Hastings reconsiders her legacy and welcomes the most extensive survey of her recordings yet
Lucy Caplan looks at her early Greek career
Roger Pines examines how the soprano and her leading men responded to each other in performance
John Allison explores the only Greek opera she ever sang
Ira Siff investigates her relationship with New York’s Metropolitan Opera
Cori Ellison looks beyond the myth of ‘La Divina’
Reviews include Falstaff and Masque of Might at Opera North, Madama Butterfly in Boston and Detroit, Don Carlos in Geneva, Cassandra in Brussels, Don Giovanni in Los Angeles, Il trittico in Vienna, Il pirata in Amsterdam, Dead Man Walking at the Met, Parsifal in Hanover, Le nozze di Figaro in Montreal and The Jacobin in Brno.
Our Disc of the Month is Offenbach’s La Princesse de Trébizonde, with the Opera Rara chorus and the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Paul Daniel.
And coming through the Stage Door is this month’s young artist, the soprano Liv Redpath.Order This Issue Subscribe