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This year’s Richard Tucker Gala was a refreshingly well-balanced program of less frequently heard arias interspersed with operatic chestnuts one expects to encounter at a gala. No major singers cancelled (although two pieces were dropped from the program including one which should have been one of the evening’s highlights), and almost everyone brought her or his A-game. This review should practically write itself, no?  But it didn’t, and I blame technology!  Read more »

Broadcast: Richard Tucker Gala

The annual starry event (featuring 2018 Award winner Christian Van Horn) will be webcast live on and Facebook at 6:00 PM. Discuss! (Photo: Cory Weaver)

Broadcast: The Richard Tucker Gala

Starting at 6:00 PM, a live broadcast of this year’s Richard Tucker festivities.  Read more »

Barton glances

The annual Richard Tucker Gala is probably the event of the year to indulge your love of verismo staples and can belto screaming.

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Top of the heap

You will be happy to hear that Michael Fabiano was the unrivaled star of the Richard Tucker Foundation Gala tonight.

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