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Renee Fleming delivers vocal magic at sold out West Palm recital / South Florida Classical Review

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A sold-out house greeted Renée Fleming at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach on Saturday night for a recital that ranged through Baroque and romantic operatic arias, lieder and art songs and Broadway standards.  Fleming commented that it has been ten years since she last sang on the Kravis stage. Indeed the beloved soprano is moving toward retirement or, perhaps, a change of musical paths. Last season she gave what was billed at the time as her final opera performances in the Met's acclaimed new production of Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier. She continues to make recital and orchestral appearances but it seems that musical theater looms in her future.

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