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MusicalCriticism.com

10 June 2009

The Diva Returns: An Interview with Renée Fleming on La traviata  at the ROH

The Diva Returns: An Interview with Renée Fleming on La traviata at the ROH

'There's a nice affable person behind this wall called classical music.'

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Opera News

11 November 2008

Renée Fleming

Renée Fleming

by Oussama Zahr
Renée Fleming is an icon. Now, let's discuss what that means. There are singers, including Fleming, who enjoy a charmed beginning, when critical approval and popular demand are bestowed as a single, delicious benediction. Some of those careers don't survive the fad. Then, there are very good singers who travel just below the radar, but their names fail to linger in the air after their final bow; they usually become the obsession of connoisseurs. And of course, there are the living legends who dominate the industry but don't pursue a larger brand outside of it....

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New York Observer

11 November 2008

Prima Donna Gets Dressed

Prima Donna Gets Dressed

“This is so glamorous, this is really the jet-setting opera lifestyle that people think I lead,” said Renee Fleming, the world-renowned American opera singer with the enchanting voice that is in such high demand, she never seems to take a vacation...

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Vogue

30 October 2008

La dolce diva

La dolce diva

For only the third time in its 125-year history, the Metropolitan Opera's Opening Night Gala this year stars and celebrates a single performer, the luminous Renée Fleming, who joins a pantheon that includes Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. For Fleming - "the most prominent and celebrated soprano of the new century," as Wayne Koestenbaum noted in Vogue in 2001 - the evening represents the crowning triumph of her career at the Met, where she has sung eighteen roles since her debut, as the Countess in The Marriage of Figaro, in 1991....

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BBC Music Magazine

23 September 2008

The essence of Renée Fleming

The essence of Renée Fleming

Is a perfume the ultimate sign of success? Maybe, but as Renée Fleming's scent hits the shelves, she tells Oliver Condy that there is still room for improvement.

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Opera News

21 September 2008

Her Favorite Year

Her Favorite Year

This season at the Met, Renée Fleming will sing two of her favorite roles — Thaïs and Rusalka — and star in the company's opening-night gala. America's favorite soprano talks to F. PAUL DRISCOLL about the year she calls "one of the high points of my career."SSS

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