August 2018

Befreit – R. Strauss, poem by Richard Dehmel
August 27, 2018

Befreit Strauss set eleven poems by the German poet Richard Dehmel between 1895 and 1901. Dehmel was a controversial figure in... Read More
Nessun Dorma from Puccini’s Turandot
August 18, 2018

"Nessun Dorma" I thought that it might be nice to hear how some famous tenors have sung the aria "Nessun Dorma".... Read More
Richard Verreau – French Canadian Tenor
August 14, 2018

This post has a real treat - a French Canadian tenor with a voice that I would call spinto.  A few... Read More
Ninon Vallin – French Soprano
August 11, 2018

Eugénie "Ninon" Vallin (September 1886 – November 22 , 1961) was a French soprano who achieved considerable popularity in opera, operetta... Read More