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23 September 2014
Deborah Voigt Reviews


Metropolitan Opera

Wozzeck en demi-mesure
6 Apr 14 / Altamusica
The Met's performance of Wozzeck was, in a word, astonishing
20 Mar 14 / Broadway World
Thomas Hampson makes his debut as Wozzeck
15 Mar 14 / New York Times
Hampson is a moving Wozzeck in belated role debut
15 Mar 14 / The Classical Review
James Levine leads harrowing, painful & revelatory rendition of Alban Berg's masterpiece
12 Mar 14 / Latinos Post
A listless ‘Wozzeck’
12 Mar 14 / New York Observer
The Met's new "Wozzeck" with Matthias Goerne confidently stepping in
8 Mar 14 / The Huffington Post
Matthias Goerne fills in as lead at the Met
8 Mar 14 / New York Times
As a last-minute sub, Matthias Goerne leads a powerful “Wozzeck” at the Met
8 Mar 14 / The Classical Review
This was in every respect a definitive performance of a masterpiece
8 Mar 14 / Classical Source

Der Ring des Nibelungen

Metropolitan Opera

Voigt shrieks but Lepage’s Ring should survive
6 May 13 / Bloomberg
Götterdämmerung: All's well that ends well
2 May 13 / Forbes
Götterdämmerung: Fabio Luisi dirige assai bene dal punto di vista della coesione, ma manca di riconoscibilità
1 May 13 / GBOPERA
Siegfried: Met Opera's Ring cycle takes a turn for the better with Siegfried
28 Apr 13 / Forbes
Götterdämmerung: Welcoming the Gods back to their majestic gloaming
26 Apr 13 / New York Times
Götterdämmerung: A sublime celebration Of Richard Wagner's bicentennial
26 Apr 13 / Latinos Post
Götterdämmerung: Met closes Ring cycle with a grand and satisfying “Götterdämmerung”
25 Apr 13 / The Classical Review
Siegfried: The way to slay Wagner’s dragon
22 Apr 13 / New York Times
Siegfried: Met’s Ring cycle reaches crushing speed with superb “Siegfried”
22 Apr 13 / The Classical Review
Siegfried: Singers carry the performance
22 Apr 13 / Latinos Post
Die Walkure: 'Machine' behaves, singers deliver cathartic experience
16 Apr 13 / Latinos Post
Die Walküre: Upon a rotating set, a shift of Siegmunds in Wagner performance
15 Apr 13 / New York Times
Die Walküre: Met’s mixed cast makes for a vocally varied “Walküre”
15 Apr 13 / The Classical Review
Die Walküre: No miscues for Lepage 'Walkuere,' just creaks
15 Apr 13 / San Francisco Chronicle
Das Rheingold: Wagner's Ring cycle begins at the Metropolitan Opera
11 Apr 13 / Forbes
Deborah Voigt Reviews & Articles


Critics have lauded soprano Deborah Voigt's "lyricism, beauty of tone and dramatic acuity" as well as her "impressive aura and voice." She has made her mark on both the operatic and concert stages in a remarkably varied repertoire.
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Deborah Voigt Articles

Soprano Voigt forges her own path forward

Deborah Voigt, long a star in the opera world, says of her other projects: “I think having had a career that’s now going on almost 25 years, maybe more, I feel like I’ve earned it.”
25 Apr 2014 / Boston Globe

El regreso de Deborah Voigt

Una de las divas emblemáticas de la ópera americana, Deborah Voigt, regresa a Miami después de más de una década ausente de la escena local.
11 Nov 2013 / El Nuevo Herald

Deborah Voigt

Deborah Voigt faces life challenges and career transition with spirit and grace.
6 Nov 2013 / South Florida Classical Review

Deborah Voigt reflects on her shifting vocal choices

A soprano braving the shoals, like a stoical Isolde.
5 Oct 2013 / New York Times

Voigt drops out of Tristan und Isolde

Soprano Voigt drops out of Washington Opera’s ‘Tristan and Isolde’ with ‘relief.’
9 Sep 2013 / Washington Post

Voigt cancels WNO Isolde, with 1 week to go

This weekend, WNO suddenly learned it was going to have to come up with a new Isolde. Deborah Voigt, whose face graces posters for the new season all over the city, has pulled out of the production.
8 Sep 2013 / Washington Post

Deborah Voigt undergoes emergency surgery

The Wagnerian soprano's hotly anticipated Australian debut has been cancelled due to a hip operation.
19 Jun 2012 / Limelight

Deborah Voigt goes full cycle

Deborah Voigt talks about her first Ring Cycle.
12 Apr 2012 / Wall Street Journal

The Inventory: Deborah Voigt

‘I’m a bit of a spa maven. I get scrubbed, rubbed and oiled as often as I can’, says the star soprano.
7 Apr 2012 / Financial Times

Voigt withdraws from Lyric Opera’s “Ariadne”

Deborah Voigt has withdrawn from the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s fall production of Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos.
19 Jul 2011 / Chicago Classical Review

Opera star tries doin’ what comes natur’lly

Deborah Voigt, known for portraying Strauss and Wagner heroines, will be packing heat in the title role of “Annie Get Your Gun” at the Glimmerglass Opera Festival.
15 Jul 2011 / New York Times

Deborah Voigt to offer ‘True Confessions’ in a memoir

Deborah Voigt, the renowned soprano, has sold her autobiography to HarperCollins. The book, tentatively titled “True Confessions of a Down to Earth Diva,” is scheduled for publication in 2013.
2 Jun 2011 / New York Times

Deborah Voigt’s Valkyrie gets ready to soar

Deborah Voigt, who will sing the first Brünnhilde of her career in Robert Lepage’s new production Wagner’s Die Walküre, talks about how she feels about singing this iconic role.
27 Apr 2011 / PlaybillArts

Opera is looking toward a gory-ous future

When "Die Walkure" opens at the Met, expect standing ovations for conductor James Levine and singers Deborah Voigt and Bryn Terfel - and mild applause or a boo or two for director Robert Lepage.
19 Apr 2011 / New York Post

Voigt gets the max from role in Lyric’s Puccini opera

“The Girl of the Golden West” is perhaps Puccini’s most sophisticated score, but has never become an opera house staple, like Puccini’s other works.
4 Feb 2011 / Chicago Sun-Times
Future plans for Deborah Voigt
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Strauss, R: Salome
The Dallas Opera
30 Oct to 16 Nov 2014
Wagner: Tannhäuser
Hamburg State Opera
21 Dec 2014 to 17 Jan 2015
Wagner: Tannhäuser
Hamburg State Opera
21 Dec 2014 to 17 Jan 2015
Lehar: Die Lustige Witwe
Michigan Opera Theatre
11 to 19 Apr 2015
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