Operatic soprano Patricia Racette is ticking off the names of her favorite film actors: Cate Blanchett, Judi Dench and, most of all, Meryl Streep. “You don’t see her putting on a character; you see her being that character,” says Racette. “You forget that she’s acting, because you’re lost in the story. And I approach my craft in the same way. I don’t want people to be aware that I’m singing for them. I want to transport them. I want them to taste the story.”

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