Maria Stuarda with Leyla Gencer

Mamma mia!!!! This is a blazing performance of Donizetti's "Maria Stuarda" from Florence 1967 under Francesco Molinari-Pradelli. The cast includes Leyla Gencer, Shirley Verret, Franco Tagliavini,Agostini Ferrin (Giorgio), Giulio Fioravanti (Cecil), and Mafalda Masini (Anna.)   (69 min.)

Direct download: Stuarda_Gencer.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Poliuto from La Scala, 1960

 A seldom-heard but truly superb work, Donizetti's "Poliuto," from opening night La Scala, December 7, 1960 under Antonino Votto. The cast features Franco Corelli, Maria Callas, Ettore Bastianini, and Nicola Zaccaria.  (69 min.)

Direct download: Poliuto_Callas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:52pm EDT

Iris with Magda Olivero

The amazing Magda Olivero (now 104 yrs.young) in a great role in Iris of Mascagni from Amsterdam 1963 under Fulvio Vernizzi. Others in the cast are Luigi Ottolini,Renato Capecchi, and Plinio Clabassi. (71 min.)

Direct download: Iris_Olivero.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:38pm EDT

Luciano Pavarotti 1973 Recital

 Songs and arias (announced) by Luciano Pavarotti in a 1973 New York recital. We may sometimes forget that he was one of the greatest tenors in opera history.  (66 min.)

Direct download: Pavarotti_1973_rec.2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:53am EDT

  Met opera's newest star..Yuri Cundari Cundari. I have been going to the opera for many years but I NEVER heard anything like this. Check out his Vesti la giubba and Elektra scene. He will sing the role of Il PUZZZZO del giardino this season.

Category:general -- posted at: 2:39am EDT

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