Denyce Graves at Strathmore: Living — if not singing — up to her image

By Anne Midgette [Washington Post, 15 June 2010]
The persona of a full-blown opera superstar took the stage at Strathmore on Sunday night. It took the form of Denyce Graves, Washington’s favorite hometown mezzo-soprano, flatteringly lit with pink gels and side banks of lights shining into the audience’s eyes.