July 2020

Giulietta Simionato, great Italian mezzo-soprano
July 13, 2020

I had a friend who once told me that Giulietta Simionato was an Italian institution. He was only exaggerating slightly. Giulietta... Read More
Margarete Teschemacher, dramatic soprano
July 7, 2020

Margarete Teschemacher was a very popular soprano in Germany.  Considering the number of records that she made, there is little information... Read More
Rosa Raisa. dramatic soprano
July 2, 2020

Sometimes, I select a singer who is little known today but who, in her time, was considered a great, great classical... Read More