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Opera Wire

Best Of 2019: OperaWire’s Top 10 Rising Stars Of 2019

Listed are the top ten rising opera stars of 2019 that stand out from the rest with their youthful and raw qualities with a dash of that special sauce the hints at future stardom.

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Opera News

Sound Bites: Leah Hawkins

Leah Hawkins made a breakout hit on opening night as the Strawberry Woman in Porgy and Bess, how did she prepare for this role?

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Chestnut Hill Local

Mt. Airy singer soars to the top of the operatic world

Leah Hawkins speaks to Chestnut Hill Local about how she has achieved success and how she is adjusting during the pandemic.

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Pari Passu

Above the Curve

Within a few minutes of meeting the first season Metropolitan Opera soprano it becomes clear that Leah Hawkins is the real deal: this is a woman who owns her power.

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National Public Radio

'My Voice Should Be Heard': #MeToo And The Women Of Opera

The #MeToo movement has been a cultural reckoning across industries, from Hollywood to restaurants — but one of the oldest that's been affected is classical music.

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Q & A: Soprano Leah Hawkins On Met Opera ‘Porgy and Bess,’ Maria Callas’ 7 Deaths & the Importance of Trust

On Sept. 23, soprano Leah Hawkins, a member of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera...

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