Mon, 14 March 2016
Confessate!!!! I know some of you sing in the shower!
Here is a guy who thinks he is the succesor to Nicolai Gedda. Let us give him credit! (or should we?)
Mon, 14 March 2016
See, I TOLD you I would do audio podcasts again! I just had so many glitches.
Here is a 1967 Rigoletto under Fernando Previtali, with the glorious cast of Cornell MacNeil,Richard Tucker, and Renata Scotto.
(I do not have complete cast information.)
Sun, 13 March 2016
Wolf-Ferrari: Preghiera, Come tu mi fai rabbia
Puccini: e l'uccellino
Donizetti: Me voglio fa 'na casa
Buzzi-Peccia: El Morenito
Lehar: Yours is my heart alone (In Italian)
Tosti: 'A vucchella
Sun, 31 January 2016
Part One of Tebaldi NY Feb.19, 1976 Farewell
Sarti:Lungi dal caroi bene
Scarlatti: Se Florindo e fedele
Rossini: Anzoleta avanti la regata
Bellini: Vanne,o rosa fortunata
Verdi: Otello "Ave Maria"
Gluck: Alceste aria
Puccini: Mimi Addio
Wolf-Ferrari: O miei sospir
Sun, 24 January 2016
Happy Jan.21 birthday to at least one famous guy, but the other one is also a star(in my own mind.)
Tannhauser,Luisa Miller (where he gets to sing, "Quando le sere al PLACIDO"),and duet w.Pilar Lorengar.
Un abrazo fuerte,Placido!!!!
Thu, 12 November 2015
Hope this works!! Have had computer disasters!!!
Lucrezia Bori was a very famous singer. Her name I think was Borgia, and I would not have wanted to eat at her house!
Here are live scenes from La Rondine w.Mario Chamlee (1934 Chicago), and Manon (1936 Met) with Richard Crooks.
Hope I can do many more podcasts,before you get frustrated!
Tue, 8 September 2015
On occasion, a brilliant artist comes along and thrills audiences all over the globe. Here are three excerpts from tenor Bryan Hymel's Album entitled "Heroique."
The operas are: Vepres Siciliennes, Les Troyens (where he made a Met debut on short notice and was a sensation. See Youtube), and Queen of Sheba.
Buy the whole album!!!! As usual, I only give you excerpts, since I would not want him to lose royalties. He is too nice a guy!
Fri, 4 September 2015
Mr.Bo Rydberg suggested a podcast on the famous Swedish singers, some of whom I have enjoyed live.(Star next to those I saw at the Met.) Some are fabulous LEGENDS in the history of the vocal art.
1. Karen Branzell (mezzo) Walkure act 3 scene
2. Ivar Andresen Huguenots aria
3. Kerstin Thorborg Delilah act 2 scene
4. Sven Nilsson Onegin Gremin aria
5. Fanal (Atterberg) Finale, Bjoerling, Berglund,Gorlin
6. Medeltida (Rangstrom)* Svanholm sings the ballad
7. Joel Berglund Meistersinger Fliedermonolog
8.Hjoerdis Schymberg (Pronounced "Schimbarri") Flute aria
9. Gertrude Wetergren Ballo Ulrica aria
10. Torsten Ralf Lohengrin aria
11. Nicolai Gedda Postillon aria
12. Ingvar Wixell and Bust Margit Jonsson in Flute duet
More to come!! Guess who????
Thu, 3 September 2015
I present the magnificent tenor, Piotr Beczala, in arias from Werther, Le Cid, La Favorite, and Romeo et Juliette.
Few tenors in my opera experience have thrilled me as much, and in addition he is the sweetest human being one could know.
I did not give you the entire album, because if you don't buy it, he loses royalties.(I think!)
Wed, 26 August 2015
First test for my new Windows 10. Joel Berglund singing Tannhauser aria. I hope now finally to get audio podcasts back for YOU!!!!!!