Frederica Von Stade, With Verve and Vitality

Frederica_von_Stade_small.jpg(Photo: Lieberman Photography)
By Tim Page [Washington Post, 12 December 2005]
Some great musicians are revered, others are loved; the mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade is both. The capacity audience that greeted her Vocal Arts Society-sponsored recital at the Terrace Theater on Saturday night would happily have listened to her for hours — and then cheered for more.