The dramatic tenor died this morning in Vienna. He was 51. [New York Times]
The soprano, famed for her status as youngest performer to make a debut at the Met as well as for her flamboyant style and personality, died Thursday after suffering a stroke. She was 91. Read more »
“…they hoped he would soon take on an emeritus position that would keep him involved in the company as part of a graceful exit.:
The composer and conductor died yesterday at his home in Baden-Baden, Germany. He was 90.
“Along with every other music journalist in New York, I was blindsided by this news. If ever there was a company that appeared the picture of fiscal and artistic good health, it was Gotham.”
The host of the Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday Afternoon Radio Broadcasts and longtime public radio personality died today of complications from ovarian cancer. She was 58.