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When divas collide, part infinity

latriceLeft to right, Ekaterina Gubanova, Latrice Royale and Latonia Moore after Friday night’s Met performance of Aida. La Royale hostessed a Fridays Under 40 reception before the opera, then graced a parterre box during the performance.  Read more »

Once, Moore, with feeling

latoniaWhen Sonja Frisell‘s Met production of Aïda was new and starred Oklahoma native Leona Mitchell, the similarly-intialled Latonia Moore was nine years old, singing in the choir of her pastor grandfather’s church.  Read more »

Two and only

Madama Butterfly

Anna Netrebko and Latonia Moore (pictured) rekindle “The Grand Opera Buzz” in Our Own JJ in an exclusive online review in the Observer. (Photo: Marty Sohl / Metropolitan Opera)

Anagnorisis

Ana María Martínez will sing Cio-Cio-San in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly on February 27 and March 5.

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Crown jewel

I’m a long-time fan of the Opera in English series funded by The Peter Moores Foundation that started, fittingly enough, with conductor Reginald Goodall’s performances of Wagner’s Ring cycle recorded live from the London Coliseum and released by EMI

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Dessa!

La Cieca hears that soprano Latonia Moore will make her Metropolitan Opera debut this Saturday afternoon.

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