Electric Carmen

vizin_viktoria_small.jpgMezzo-soprano’s odyssey from Hungary to Aurora suggests she was born to play the Gypsy femme fatale
By John von Rhein [Chicago Tribune, 22 March 2006]
Many opera plots contain riddles, but here’s an intriguing new one: How did a virtually unknown young singer from Eastern Europe via west suburban Aurora land the coveted title role in “Carmen” at Lyric Opera of Chicago?