Soprano Renee Fleming is fit for the gods ó Coloratura singer tackles title role in Richard Strauss’ take on tale of Greek mythology

By Lawrence B. Johnson [Detroit News, 13 October 2005]
Soprano Renee Fleming sits in an enviable position in the opera world — on top of it. It’s probably not possible to overstate either the magnitude of her stardom or her actual artistic accomplishment. She is today’s most acclaimed voice in the ornamental art of singing known as coloratura.