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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Classical Archives features exclusive interview with soprano Danielle de Niese

Star Of The Metropolitan Opera's Current Production Of Mozart's 
The Marriage Of Figaro Discusses Her Roles And Future of Classical Music

Palo Alto, CA -- Classical Archives (, the ultimate classical music destination, proudly features an Exclusive Interview with rising-star soprano Danielle de Niese, who shares the story of her fairy-tale rise from child sensation to top-draw lyric soprano at the world's foremost opera houses – including her current run as Susanna in the Met's production of Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro. In this honest and insightful interview with Classical Archives Artistic Director, Dr. Nolan Gasser, Ms. de Niese discusses her breakout role as the seductive Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare, her rigorous approach to "owning" the roles she sings, her optimistic attitude toward the future of classical music, her reverent love of singing, and much more. Don't miss this great interview, along with a special "Best of Danielle de Niese" Playlist!

In addition to the interview presentation, Classical Archives continues its profile on the Sony Masterworks – Zenph Studios collaboration that is bringing new life to classic piano recordings of yesteryear.

These include stunning "Re-Performed" recordings by Sergey Rachmaninov, Glenn Gould, and jazz legend Art Tatum. 
These special presentations join the new Classical Archives Personalized Playlist feature, which allows members to create, save, and share their favorite recordings in personalized Playlists that can be grouped by any criteria they choose. Also new is the Home Page layout with this week's Featured Composer (Giuseppe Verdi), Featured Artist (conductor Simon Rattle); and an array of New Releases by the major classical labels, including the new Sony release, At Home With Friends by violinist Joshua Bell – who will be subject of next week's Classical Archives Exclusive Interview!

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