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With the Bids In, New York City Opera Prefers NYCO Renaissance's Plan for Lincoln Center Performances

With the Bids In, New York City Opera Prefers NYCO Renaissance's Plan for Lincoln Center Performances >>

If you've been following, the bankrupt New York City Opera has been in a bidding war for its name and assets and convened on the topic Tuesday. On Thursday, though, the board said that it still intended sell but to a preferred suitor: NYCO Renaissance.

Anna Netrebko Brings Down the Metropolitan Opera as Lady Macbeth in Verdi's Classic

Anna Netrebko Brings Down the Metropolitan Opera as Lady Macbeth in Verdi's Classic >>

One would think that if Anna Netrebko announced a new role, it would be met with excitement. However, this wasn't the case when Anna said she would go out for Lady Macbeth. But in light of her performance in Verdi's classic, Netrebko proved she can transcend any role.

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