The soprano, who has taken a lively interest in neuroscience, has been speaking on a Stanford Medicine podcast. During our conversation we talked about the healing power of music, and I asked whether her voice ever heals her. “That’s an interesting question,” she responded. “I think singing, definitely, and music in general has a huge […]
Happy Valentine's Day! Happy Ash Wednesday! And happy 59th birthday soprano Renée Fleming!
So as not to play favorites at her Los Angeles recital last week, Renée Fleming performed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion while wearing Walt Disney Concert Hall.
The beloved soprano's one-night-only concert at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion is a mix of opera, Broadway and even a bit of politics at night's end.
Two of the shortlisted 2018 candidates for Best Film contain songs by the operatic soprano. In ‘The Shape of Water’ she sings ‘You’ll Never Know’ in Alexandre Desplat’s score, accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra. In ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ her Decca recording of Last Rose of Summer is heard twice.
"The opera star... spent two hours in the scanner to help researchers tease out what brain activity is key for singing. How? First Fleming spoke the lyrics. Then she sang them. Finally, she imagined singing them. 'We're trying to understand the brain not just so we can address mental disorders or diseases or injuries, […]
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The Voice aired its first live show on Monday night with the Top 12 artists performing for home viewer votes, and several contestants rose above the rest of the thirteenth-season competition.
The Voice's Blake Shelton and Jennifer Hudson had their teams perform in "The Playoffs" before eliminating three out of six team members each during Monday night's Season 13 broadcast on NBC.
Renée Fleming makes her belated “Trove Thursday” debut as Sandrina in a rare early performance of Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera.
Well, as he explains, his arthritis won't let him conduct, so what's he going to do? With Renée Fleming about to premiere his new song cycle, and with a monodrama written for her in the works, Previn talks to David Patrick Stearns on his career as he heads toward 90.
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BBC Music Magazine took a poll of 172 prominent singers, including the likes of Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, and Bryn Terfel. You've almost certainly heard of the top choice, but it may surprise you (meaning it's not by Verdi, Puccini, or Wagner); it got more than twice as many votes as the runner-up. (What made […]
Spent most of yesterday driving to and from Aldeburgh with the OH to experience a very special night of Strauss and Elgar at the Snape Proms. Renée Fleming sang the Strauss Four Last Songs and the programme was topped and tailed with his Till Eulenspiegel and Elgar's Symphony No.1. Show More Summary
While she has appointed rapper/producer Q-Tip, cellist Yo-Yo Ma and opera singer Renée Fleming as artistic advisers, more than a dozen senior executives and artistic leaders have resigned or been let go.
Transitions at the Met and the Philharmonic.
SUNDAY Superstar soprano Renée Fleming and Irish tenor Ronan Tynan are among the performers for this year’s “National Memorial Day Concert.” Joe Mantegna and Laurence Fishburne host the 28th annual telecast from Washington, D.C. 8 p.m. KOCE Host Jeremy Wade wades into his last river in search...
Renée Fleming’s upcoming “Carousel,” and the many ways that Broadway fosters opera.
"The standing ovation shook the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday afternoon, with confetti made from ripped-up programs cascading down from the theater’s highest balcony as a bouquet of pink roses was tossed to the stage. Renée Fleming, the star soprano, had just bid farewell to one of her signature roles — the Marschallin in Richard Strauss’s […]