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Angela Meade

Philadelphia Orch's Vibrant Holiday Playlist

Lew Whittington | Posted 12.29.2016 | Arts
Lew Whittington

On New Year's Eve, Philadelphia Orchestra musical director Yannick Nézet-Séguin will be back on the podium, with champagne and joined by Met opera star soprano Angela Meade, an alum of the Philly's prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts.

Our Best and Our Worst

Edward Goldman | Posted 12.08.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Exactly three weeks ago in my Art Talk, I spoke about Paris, the beautiful city that's been in the news and on our minds for tragic reasons. I said there is no doubt that "with its indomitable spirit and enduring troves of art and culture, the city --and France itself --will overcome."

Soprano Susanna Phillips: This Week With San Francisco Symphony, 9/30 through 10/3

Sean Martinfield | Posted 09.29.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

This week San Francisco Symphony presents soprano Susanna Phillips in Samuel Barber's enduring composition from 1947, Knoxville: Summer of 1915.

Sondra Radvanovsky and Jamie Barton Shine in New Production of Norma at San Francisco Opera

Sean Martinfield | Posted 11.10.2014 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

The production elements are not heaven sent. The set designs of David Korins are clever, but confusing and cluttered. The Kong-size doors, the ready abundance of knives, spears and scythes, keep the eyes very busy and the questions coming.

'Lucrezia Borgia' at Caramoor

David Browning | Posted 09.13.2014 | Arts
David Browning

As I have many times in past years, I ventured up to Katonah, New York for a beautiful evening of singing at Caramoor's Summer Music Festival.

Les Vȇpres Siciliennes at Caramoor

David Browning | Posted 09.08.2013 | Arts
David Browning

Five-act French "grand" operas are a puzzle. They were of a time and place, and very popular indeed in that time and place, namely early- to mid-19th century Paris.

Bells are Ringing: Les vêpres siciliennes at Caramoor

Opera Teen | Posted 09.08.2013 | Arts
Opera Teen

On Saturday, Caramoor presented Verdi's Les vêpres siciliennes as the first part of their 2013 Bel Canto at Caramoor series. At Caramoor, there has been a consistent tradition of high quality concert performances with world class singers. Saturday was no exception.

Angela Meade Riffs on Her Dazzling New Role as She Debuts Norma at Washington National Opera

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Angela Meade ruled the stage as Norma last Saturday in an alluring new production at Washington National Opera, and judging from the ovation after her first aria and the "bravas" at the finale, this singer will now add another glittering success to her list of plaudits.