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Fully committed

CommittedSays the Glimmerglass press office: “Stephanie Blythe will perform in concert at The Glimmerglass Festival on Friday, August 5, at 4:30 p.m. The mezzo-soprano replaces Deborah Voigt, whose commitments have increased with her new position as a member of the full-time faculty at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.”

Misses Lovett

Mrs VoigtEleven months in advance, Deborah Voigt has canceled her role debut as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd at Florida Grand Opera. The company will do Un ballo in maschera instead! [South Florida Classical Review]

Not only with words, but with lively gestures

Elektra Marton“I will never sing the role again. It was frightful. We were a set of madwomen…There is nothing beyond Elektra. We have lived and reached the furthest boundaries in dramatic writing for the voice with Wagner. But Richard Strauss goes beyond him. His singing voices are lost. We have come to a full stop.”  Read more »

Mrs Voigt

Well, waste not, want not, as I always say

Delightful, delirious Deborah Voigt trades in her little black dress for a little red apron when she makes her role debut as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd with Florida Grand Opera in April 2017.

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El Rancho

One night only, one night only, there’s nothing more to say

“The Art House in Provincetown, MA, headed by Mark Cortale, will present Metropolitan Opera Star Deborah Voigt in ‘Voigt Lessons’ created by Terrence McNally, Francesca Zambello and Deborah Voigt, for one night only on August 2 at 6:30 PM.”

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One Grecian urn

So, in the Michigan Opera Theatre production of The Merry Widow, is Deborah Voigt channeling Joan Sutherland

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Debbie_Amazon

When I am down to earth

What does it mean anyway to get to know a diva, and why exactly would we wish to do such a thing?

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lindstrom

Einspring Will Be A Little Late This Year

In her place, soprano Lise Lindstrom sang the role.

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fury

All right, God, you have my attention

Norman Lebrecht announces that Deborah Voigt , “one of the leading Brünnhildes of our time,” will join Rufus Wainwright to sing arias from Prima Donna (5) and will then join him in a duet of “If I Loved You” from Carousel and… oh, I just can’t.

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Into the weeds

Noted exemplar of Viennese frivolity Deborah Voigt will sing her first performances of The Merry Widow with Michigan Opera Theater in April 2015.

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