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Renee Fleming

“I think that the role of an artist is not just to perform, but it's to convey something to bring communities together, and to tell a universal story through the arts.” -- Laurie Rubin Click here for the full Art Talk with Laurie Rubin. Want to hear more from singers? Check out our...
Text by David Remnick Photos by Ralph Alswang Herb Albert receives the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama. David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, delivered the keynote address at the dinner hosted by the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities to celebrate the...