The superb basso, Carlo Colombara, a good buddy to many of us on Facebook,sings Italian and American songs. I know you will enjoy them. He reminds me of Cesare Siepi.  


Direct download: Colombara_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:41pm EDT

Macbeth excerpts with Stapp and Bruson

 Highlights from a Berlin 1980 Macbeth w.Olivia Stapp,  Renato Bruson, Veriano Luchetti, and

Victor von Halem ,conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli    (71 min.)

   This is in celebration of dear Olivia's birthday on May 30.



Direct download: Stapp_Macbeth_Exc..mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:31pm EDT

 Diana Damrau Recital

    The superb lyric-coluratura soprano, Diana Damrau, in a recital of songs by Berg, Strauss, Mahler, Zemlinsky, and Wolf,plus a Mozart concert aria w.orch.(59 min.)

Direct download: 2010-05-05-17-03-12.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:30pm EDT

In Memory of Giulietta Simionato

Today, May 5,2010 we pay tribute to the great Giulietta Simionato, who passed away at age 99. She was a phenomenal icon in the world of opera and we remember her fondly. I include highlights from Aida, Cavalleria, Barbiere, Mignon, Anna Bolena, Mignon, Carmen, and Werther  (72 min.)

Direct download: 2010-05-05-12-22-32.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:54pm EDT

 Anna Bolena Act 1 finale

Ten wonderful sopranos sing the finale of Act one of Anna Bolena. The singers (in order of selections)are:

Renata Scotto, Beverly Sills, Olivia Stapp, Maria Callas(in photo), Elena Suliotis, Dimitra Theodossiou, Joan Sutherland, Leyla Gencer, Edita Gruberova, and Marisa Galvany.                (50 min.)

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Direct download: 2010-05-04-17-15-15.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:35pm EDT

 Montserrat  Caballe sings Donizetti operas

The phenomenal voice of Montserrat Caballe is heard in two Donizetti works:

Parisina (exc.) w.Jerome Pruett, Louis Quilico, and James Morris

Roberto Devereux (exc.) with Jose Carreras and Vicente Sardinero

                                             (66 min.)

Direct download: 2010-05-03-22-55-14.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:22pm EDT


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