Music: Diva with A Difference

June Anderson has a bravura voice and a temperament to match

June Anderson has a wish list. First, she would like to star in a marvelous, imaginative production of Lucia di Lammermoor. That means, the soprano quickly adds, one utterly unlike the pedestrian ones she has already graced. Anderson would also like to sing the role of Violetta in La Traviata, but declines to do so until a satisfactory stage director can be found. She admits that she cannot think of one. "I can wait," she says philosophically. "But who knows? I may be too old when it finally happens." A third wish is that a fine young tenor would appear on...

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