September 2019

Elisabeth Rethberg, Jugendlicher-Dramatischersopran
September 11, 2019

Rethberg, née Sättler, was born in Schwarzenberg (Saxony). She first studied the piano.  In 1912 she enrolled with the Dresden Conservatory... Read More
Marian Anderson, Contralto
September 7, 2019

Marian Anderson was a wonderful contralto and one of the great voices of the 20th century.  In spite of her great... Read More
Handel’s Alcina – excerpts
September 1, 2019

I haven't dipped my toe into Baroque Opera.  It is genre unto itself, as anyone who has seen Les arts florissants... Read More