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ARTISTS:
COMPOSERS CONDUCTORS
Ludwig van BEETHOVEN*
Leonard BERNSTEIN*
Luciano BERIO
Aaron COPLAND*
Myron FINK*
Jake HEGGIE*
George GERSHWIN*
Wolfgang Amadeus MOZART
AstorPIAZZOLLA
Tobias PICKER
Franz SCHUBERT
Richard WAGNER*
Leonard BERNSTEIN*
Richard BONYNGE
*
Karen KELTNER*
Stephen LORD
Mstislav ROSTROPOVICH*
INSTRUMENTALISTS LIBRETTISTS
Joshua BELL
Anne-Sophie MUTTER*

Ken NODA
Jean-Pierre RAMPAL*
Sviatoslav RICHTER
Mstislav ROSTROPOVICH*
Russell SHERMAN*
Janos STARKER*
Jean-Yves THIBAUDET*
Mitsuko UCHIDA
Donald MORELAND



STAGE DIRECTORS/DESIGNERS
Sharon OTT
James ROBINSON

Gunther SCHNEIDER-SIEMSSEN*
Francesca ZAMBELLO
SINGERS
Mezzo-sopranos Sopranos Bass / Baritones Tenors / Countertenors
Cecilia BARTOLI
Stephanie BLYTHE
Michelle DE YOUNG
Joyce DIDONATO*
Adria FIRESTONE
Vivica GENAUX
Susan GRAHAM*
Denyce GRAVES*
Marilyn HORNE
Rosemary JOSHUA*
Susanne MENTZER *
Regina RESNIK*
Renate BEHLE
Hildegard BEHRENS*
Kristin CLAYTON
Nicolle FOLAND
Angela GHEORGHIU
Christine GOERKE
Galina GORCHAKOVA*
Elizabeth HYNES
Maureen O'FLYNN
Juliana RAMBALDI
Leonie RYSANEK
Joan SUTHERLAND*
Deborah VOIGT
Richard BERNSTEIN
Kenneth COX
Matthias GOERNE
Nathan GUNN
Frank HERNANDEZ
Dmitri HVOROSTOVSKY*
James MORRIS
Eric OWENS
Hermann PREY
John RELYEA
Mel ULRICH
Roberto ALAGNA
Fabio ARMILIATO

Ian BOSTRIDGE
Lawrence BROWNLEE
John DUYKERS
Jorge GARZA
Jerry HADLEY*
Ben HEPPNER
Mario LANZA*
Richard LEECH*
Louis OTEY
Gregory TURAY
Jon VILLARS
David WALKER*
*Artist with extensive coverage (two or more pages)

WORKS
Articles / Slide Shows:
ARIODANTE by Georg Fridiric Handel
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE by Giaocchino Rossini
I CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI
by Vincenzo Bellini
THE CONQUISTADOR
- An Opera in the Grand Tradition
about secret Jews during the Mexican Inquisition - a San Diego Opera production
CRONACA DEL LUOGO (Chronicles of a Place) - Azione musicale by Luciano Berio: a Salzburg Festival production
DEAD MAN WALKING by Jake Heggie
DON GIOVANNI by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
ELECKTRA by Richard Strauss
FIDELIO by Ludwig van Beethoven
DER FLIEGENDE HOLLANDER (The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner)
DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN (The Woman without Shadow by Richard Wagner)
THE GRAND DUCHESS by Jacques Offenbach
DAS LIED VON DER ERDE (Song of the Earth by Gustav Mahler)
MAGIC FLUTE by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
PAGLIACCI by Giacomo Puccini
PEARL FISHERS by Georges Bizet
ORFEO ED EURYDICE by Christoph Willibald Gluck
DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN(The Ring Cycle) - Richard Wagner's music drama
DIE WALKÜRE
SIEGFRIED
GÖTTERDÄMMERUNG
SALOME by Richard Strauss
SAMSON ET DALILA by Camille Saint-Saens
DIE SCHÖNE MÜLLERIN (The Beautiful Miller Girl by Franz Schubert)
DER STEIN DER WEISEN (The Philosopher's Stone) - an opera by Mozart & committee
AT THE STATUE OF VENUS by Jake Heggie
THERESE RAQUIN by Tobias Picker
TRISTAN UND ISOLDE by Richard Wagner
DIE LUSTIGE WITWE by Franz Lehar
WOZZECK by Alban Berg
 

EVENTS
Concerts / Recitals
Operas
Grand Opening of THE ELLIE

AWARDS
ARIA Awards
Dresden Music Festival's Artist of the Year
Lotte Lehmann Memorial Ring
Leonie Sonning Music Prize