“Instead, the show will go on without her. Rachvelishvili, 39, will spend New Year’s Eve at home in Tbilisi, where she was born, as she tries to reconstruct the fundamentals of the voice that brought her stardom and then abandoned her.”

Zachary Woolfe travels to Georgia to take on Il caso Rachvelishvili for today’s NYT

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