Tragic news: Top soprano dies of Covid, aged 51News
We have been notified of the death today, from Covid-19, of the Polish soprano Aga Mikolaj.
A member of the Bavarian State Opera ensemble until 2007, Aga enjoyed international success in Paris, Vienna and Monte Carlo.
She sang Woglinde in Daniel Barenboim’s Ring cycle in Milan, Berlin and at the BBC Proms.
Among her recordings is a major work of Penderecki, as well as the Strauss Four Last Songs with her husband, the Viennese cnductor Karl Sollak.
UPDATE: First tributes