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  • Tuning in to TV: Audra McDonald to host ‘Live From Lincoln Center’

    Broadway superstar Audra McDonald is adding a new chapter to her long history with Lincoln Center. The singer-actress is the new host of "Live From Lincoln Center," the center said Tuesday.


  • Beverly Sills takes her bows on the stage of the City Opera at New York's Lincoln Center in 1980 after her final performance in "Die Fledermaus." A bitter contract dispute has led to a lockout of musicians this week that could be a "death knell" for the company founded in 1943. (Associated Press)

    New York City Opera facing the end of an aria?

    A bitter contract dispute has led to a lockout of musicians at the New York City Opera, a possible "death knell" for a company that has nurtured singers such as Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo and Beverly Sills.


  • New York City Opera announces musician lockout

    A bitter contract dispute has led to a lockout of musicians at the New York City Opera, a possible "death knell" for a company that's nurtured such singers as Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo and Beverly Sills.


  • World renowned soprano Renee Fleming speaks during a news conference after the Lyric Opera of Chicago announced her appointment as a vice president and creative consultant, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, in Chicago. Among Fleming's commitments to the Lyric will be a performance in a staged concert of Andre Previn's "A Streetcar Named Desire" in spring 2013, reprising the Blanche DuBois role she created; an appearance in a production of Strauss' "Capriccio" in autumn 2014; and the curation of a world premiere opera for the 2016 season. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

    Soprano Renee Fleming joins Lyric Opera of Chicago

    Renee Fleming took a first step toward the career path of her late friend Beverly Sills as the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Thursday announced her appointment as a vice president and creative consultant.


  • Soprano Renee Fleming joins Lyric Opera of Chicago

    Renee Fleming took a first step toward the career path of her late friend Beverly Sills as the Lyric Opera of Chicago on Thursday announced her appointment as a vice president and creative consultant.


  • Opera superstar Sills dies of cancer at 78

    NEW YORK (AP) — Beverly Sills, the Brooklyn-born opera diva who was a global icon of can-do American culture with her dazzling voice, bubbly personality and management moxie in the arts world, died yesterday of cancer, her manager said. She was 78.


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