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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
Byline: Jacqueline Toyad
THE SONGS HAVE BEEN SUNG SO MANY times over the centuries, and only in the 21st did Malaysians hear them live by the one of the best soprano voices in the world.
Dame Kiri Te Kanawa with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra under the leadership of maestro Robin Stapleton, fed our souls with the operas of Bizet, Verdi and Puccini.
The programme opened with an overture from Mozart's Marriage of Figaro.
Quite exciting for those of us who had only listened to operas on CD or just heard excerpts off watching the movie, Amadeus.
Kiri strolled on stage in a black …