Fred Plotkin

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Fall Preview: New Operas and Important Revivals Across America

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Fred Plotkin lists important new operas this fall and early winter, plus rarities and special performances worth traveling to.
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Fall 2017 Preview: Opera and Vocal Music in New York

Monday, August 07, 2017

Fred Plotkin previews the fall season for opera and vocal music in New York.
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Singular Voices: The Poetical José Carreras

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Fred Plotkin reflects on the singular voice of José Carreras.
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Jonas Kaufmann Tackling Otello Will Show at U.S. Theaters in HD

Monday, July 31, 2017

The Royal Opera House featured Jonas Kaufmann as Otello recently. You can watch this well-received performance in HD at select theaters in early August.
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Boston, Witchcraft and Verdi's 'Un Ballo in Maschera'

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Fred Plotkin on the witches and witchcraft in opera, and what's happening this year in Boston.
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Who Should Receive the Next Kennedy Center Honors?

Monday, July 17, 2017

If he had a say, Fred Plotkin would choose these artists for recognition at the Kennedy Center Honors.
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It’s The Bomb, Opera Lovers

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Fred Plotkin reflects on the bomb, in life and in art.
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San Francisco Opera Heats Up

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Fred Plotkin reports on all of the musical attractions in San Francisco this summer and fall.
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Singular Voices: Janis Joplin

Monday, July 03, 2017

Fred Plotkin visits the “Summer of Love” exhibit in San Francisco which reminds him of the singular voice of Janis Joplin.
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O (peratic) Canada!

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Fred Plotkin takes a closer look at all the ways that Canada has done right by opera, in honor of the country's 150th anniversary.
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Thoughts on Opera and Gay Pride

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Fred Plotkin reflects on the cultural shifts within the LGBTQ community on the opera stage and within the opera house seats.
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In Praise of Alan Gilbert

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Fred Plotkin pays tribute to Alan Gilbert and his influence at the New York Philharmonic.
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A Musical Renaissance on the Italian Riviera

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Fred Plotkin takes a trip through the Genoa region of Italy for food and opera.
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The State of the Art at La Scala

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Fred Plotkin visits La Scala theater in Milan, Italy and reports on the health of its opera programs.
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When Singers Switch Roles in the Same Opera

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Fred Plotkin attends “The Little Foxes” at Manhattan Theatre Club and reflects on operas in which role switching is possible. 
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Where to Find Opera in Greater New York During Spring and Summer 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

The spring and summer months provide plenty of opera options for those in and around New York City. We've got your warm months calendar for 2017.
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Renée Fleming: An Artist of Her Time

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Fred Plotkin writes about the next stage in Renée Fleming's career and all that she has given to the world of opera.
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The Met Gala Celebrates Its Opera House

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Met celebrated 50 years at its home in Lincoln Center. Fred Plotkin was there and shares the atmosphere.
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Learning Musical German With Irene Spiegelman

Friday, May 05, 2017

Fred Plotkin remembers German vocal coach Irene Spiegelman who trained singers at The Met from 1977 onward.
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Life Lessons From June LeBell

Monday, May 01, 2017

Fred Plotkin remembers June LeBell's remarkable career as a broadcaster at WQXR and what she meant to listeners.
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