Lyric Opera’s ‘Tristan’ a triumph for the shining Isolde of Deborah Voigt

By John von Rhein [Chicago Tribune, 29 January 2009]

It’s not over till the slim lady sings.

The big news about Deborah Voigt’s first hometown Isolde at Lyric Opera of Chicago is that, with her recently acquired svelter figure, the Illinois-born soprano looks, sounds and moves wonderfully.