People in the opera world travel miles to hear a voice like Angela Meade’s. Many made such a pilgrimage Saturday night. In the soprano’s debut in the fully-staged production of Norma at the Washington National Opera, this voice proved pretty spectacular.
All of last season, the NBC television series Smash chronicled the creation of a new Broadway musical. Each episode gave fans of show music a tantalizing taste of what the score would be like with snippets of songs being auditioned, rehearsed, choreographed, performed or eliminated as the show-within-the-show got closer and closer to its opening […]