May 2020

Mendelssohn’s Octet in Eb major, opus 20
May 27, 2020

I seem to be on a chamber music kick. Yesterday, Brahms, today, Mendelssohn. This is the Mendelssohn Octet, opus 20. Mendelssohn... Read More
“C” poem by Louis Aragon, Monteverdi aria, as sung by Hugues Cuenod, Swiss tenor
May 23, 2020

This is a special posting. There will be many people who have not heard of Hugues Cuénod, who died in 2010... Read More
Miguel Fleta, Spanish tenor with comparison to Alagna
May 20, 2020

The short, but brilliant career of the Spanish tenor Miguel Fleta lasted for sixteen years, from his debut in Trieste 1919... Read More
Giuseppe Giacomini, dramatic tenor
May 16, 2020

I am not going to make this a long post. The reason that I put this up is for you to... Read More
Rachmaninoff Vespers
May 14, 2020

These are the Rachmaninoff Vespers, otherwise known as the All Night Vigil, conducted by Alexander Sveshnikov Soloists: Klara Korkan and Konstantin... Read More
Dino Borgioli, lyric tenor
May 5, 2020

Dino Borgioli (February 15, 1891 – September 12, 1960) was an Italian lyric tenor. Praised by critics for his musicianship, he... Read More