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Following the triumph of her starring role in Welsh National Opera’s Sicilian Vespers earlier this year, Armenian soprano Anush Hovhannisyan talks to Opera Now about focusing her attentions on helping a new generation of opera singers to negotiate the storms and upheavals that have transformed the opera world in recent times.

Plus, how opera companies are preparing to re-open their doors to live performances; Carlo Bergonzi on the secret of great Verdi singing; seven female opera directors defy tradition to give us their contemporary view of opera’s heroines; the role of comic opera in tragic times; a tribute to Sir Peter Jonas; Scottish soprano Lee Bissett; the legacy of Janine Reiss, one of the great voice coaches of our time; and your chance to win a Limited Edition box set of ‘Carlo Bergonzi – The Verdi Tenor’ on CD from DECCA Classics.

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