Mattia Battistini – Bel Canto Baritone
July 30, 2018
Mattia Battistini was considered to be one of the greatest singers of opera. He displays on record the perfect blending of...
Nadezhda Obukhova, Russian Mezzo
July 25, 2018
Nadezhda Obukhova was one of Russia’s most beloved artists during the post-war years. Already 28 at the outbreak of WorldWar I,...
Frida Leider – Es Gibt ein Reich
July 16, 2018
Today, I want to talk about German opera, specifically Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss. I am going to reveal my...
Nabucco – Anch’io dischiuso
July 13, 2018
Verdi wrote two high dramatic soprano roles: Abigaille in Nabucco, and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth. These roles are close to impossible,...
July 11, 2018
I haven't posted in a while because I have moved across the country, and this blog was not high on my...
Adelina Patti and Marcella Sembrich
Giacomo Lauri-Volpi, Spinto Tenor
Mendelssohn’s Octet in Eb major, opus 20
Hochdramatische Sopran (High Dramatic Soprano)
Light Lyric Coloratura Soprano
Lyric Coloratura Soprano
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