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Singers’ StoriesToronto’s Today’s Seniors’ March issue contains a featured article on Canadian contralto Maureen Forrestor (by Linda Pruessen). This article can be found at :http://www.novatech.on.ca/seniors/marfeat1.html .The March 22nd edition of Opera News had profiles and interviews of Waltraud Meier, Angela Gheorghiu, Minnie Hauk and Lilli Chookasian. The April 5 edition featured Hildegard Behrens, while the April 19 issue profiled Mirella Freni, Galina Gorchakova and Irina Arkhipova.The Spring ’97 issue of Opera Canada celebrates their 150th issue with a feature on Montreal baritone Gino Quillico (by Paul G. Baker), and profiles of noted soprano and teacher Irene Jessner (1901-94) (by Neil…

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It was interesting to hear two of the great tenors of the last generation – Luciano Pavarotti and Peter Schreier – in one week last March. Both men are in their early sixties, 62 and 61 respectively, and both were in top voice. Here the similarities end. Pavarotti at the Molson Centre On March 7, Pavarotti and his team came to Montreal with the usual hype and hoopla reserved for pop icons. The local media were treating this as the musical event of the year. The last time Pav was here he sold out Salle Wilfrid Pelletier and the event…

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