Music: Leontyne's Latest

Donna Anna in Mozart's Don Giovanni is a bit of a bore, and audiences can understand why the Don is trying to get away from her. She sings matchlessly beautiful music, but the range of her emotions is narrow: fury at her seducer, with some tenderness for her fiance. Singing the part for the first time at the Metropolitan Opera last week. Soprano Leontyne Price brought to Anna a vitality that she rarely had before, gave as fine a reading of the role as present-day operagoers are likely to hear and see. As in...

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