The in-demand American mezzo will now sit in the hot seat as a member of Carnegie Hall's Board of Trustees.
The mezzo takes home yet another award for Best Vocal Album with her journey through Neapolitan opera rarities.
Two of classical music's top singers each given a room of their own for fans to explore online.
The American mezzo-soprano's highly anticipated April 11 concert with the BPO can be streamed live for free.
The golden-girl of Italian opera gave a rousing recital of arias from her latest album Stella di Napoli.
Have your say before 28 February and vote for the best classical albums of the past year.
The opera star has honoured a New York victim of gay hate crime with her moving rendition of Dido's Lament.
The American darling of the opera world is nominated for Best Opera Recital Album and Singer of the Year.
Public voting now open for the BBC Music Magazine Awards' 10th edition.
Martha Argerich, Philippe Jaroussky, Joyce DiDonato and Alison Balsom among the year's most exciting releases.