OPERA: SO HAPPY TOGETHER

THEY'RE YOUNG. THEY'RE IN LOVE. THEY'RE SETTING THE OPERA WORLD ON ITS EAR

What the opera world needs most right now is a new Wagnerian soprano or a hefty heldentenor, but that is not what the fans are looking for. What they fret about is, Where is the next Pavarotti going to come from? Who will replace Domingo? These two supersingers have raised tenor worship to extraordinary levels, and even they admit that they can't go on forever. There are many claimants for the rich prize of tenor dominance, but the one taken most seriously is a young French-born Sicilian named Roberto Alagna. He is 32, handsome, slender and blessed with a sweet, lyric--but...

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