Death of a soaring coloratura, 84main
The death is reported of Sylvia Geszty, a Hungarian soprano who was East Berlin’s go-to Queen of the Night in the late 1960s.
She went west in 1970, joining Stuttgart Opera and guesting frequently in Munich.
Internationally, she was seen and heard in Paris, Brussels, Vienna, Amsterdam and Glyndebourne.
Sylvia was 84.