This week: Gramophone celebrates Leontyne Price at 90

Gramophone Thu 9th February 2017

The great American soprano, who turns 90 this week, profiled in a series of interviews and features

Leontyne Price (photo: Sony/Dave Hecht)

Leontyne Price (photo: Sony/Dave Hecht)

All this week on the Gramophone website we will be celebrating the 90th birthday of the great American soprano Leontyne Price. We've gathered classic features and interviews with Price from the Gramophone archive and we've also built an Apple Music playlist featuring her finest moments on record. You also have the opportunity to win a new 22-disc box-set of Price's finest opera appearances by entering our competition. Leontyne Price Week starts here!

Icon: Leontyne Price

The American soprano had a gift for fusing voice, words and meaning, and was even able to adapt her vocal colours to her conductor...

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Leontyne Price (photo Sony/Dave Hecht)

Leontyne Price: 'It's terrible but you know I just love the sound of my own voice'

A classic meeting with Leontyne Price, from Gramophone in August 1971, by Alan Blyth...

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Leontyne Price (photo: Sony/Dave Hecht)

Leontyne Price

The homepage of Leontyne Price on the Gramophone website, complete with a tribute from tenor Ryland Davies...

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Reputations: Leontyne Price, every inch the prima donna

One of America's leading sopranos for over three decades, and a favourite with conductors from Karajan to Levine, Alan Blyth pays tribute...

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Competition: win Leontyne Price's ultimate opera recordings, from Sony Classical

Simply answer our multiple choice question to be in with a chance of winning!...

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Apple Music playlist: Leontyne Price

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