They are all good, but i still prefer Diana Soviero to all of them.

Category:general -- posted at: 2:51pm EST

Another remarkable interpretation of the Suor Angelica finale as sung by Catherine Malfitano.

Category:general -- posted at: 2:35pm EST

Chiara Taigi is a new discovery for me. The voice is absolutely rich and creamy,with low notes that thrill;the high notes need work,as you will obsewrve.

Category:general -- posted at: 2:32pm EST

The last of the great verismo sopranos, Renata Scotto.

Category:general -- posted at: 2:29pm EST

The Final Scene of Suor Angelica

A compilation of various sopranos singing the magnificent final scene of Puccini's "Suor Angelica."

This podcast will be followed by some videos of the same scene.      (51 min.)

The singers,in this order, are:

Beverly Sills (her only Trittico), Virginia Zeani, Rosanna Carteri, Gilda Cruz-Romo, Leyla Gencer, Theresa Zylis-Gara, Elizabeth Carron, Christina Gallardo-Domas, and Kristine Opolais (commercial recording.)


Direct download: Suor_finale.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:26pm EST

Here is a scene (uncut) from a Medea with a brilliant soprano,Chiara Taigi. The glottal attacks and the chest and the middle voice are brilliant. Unfortunately on other Youtube clips the very top of the voice in other material needs much work..but she is really wonderful in many ways.

  NO ONE around here sings like this..a Gencer,Galvany type..but a gorgeus middle voice...i only wish she could work on the top!!!

Category:general -- posted at: 8:57pm EST


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