In: Opera Excerpts

Mozart, Don Giovanni, the terzetto (trio) of the three masks
March 20, 2022

Mozart's Don Giovanni is a very famous opera. Some say that it is the greatest opera ever written. It is about... Read More
Der Rosenkavalier final trio and final duet
December 9, 2021

I realized that I have never posted the ending of Der Rosenkavalier. I am correcting that mistake here. I am posting... Read More
Die Walküre, 1st Act, Lotte Lehmann and Lauritz Melchior, Bruno Walter (c)
March 25, 2021

Oh, yes, I've done it. I have steered myself back to vocal music, but I got caught in Wagner. What I... Read More
Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian Lyrico-Dramatic Soprano, sings Tchaikovsky with comparison to Netrebko
April 1, 2020

Galina Vishnevskaya, (Galina Pavlovna Ivanova), Russian soprano (born Oct. 25, 1926, Leningrad, Russia, U.S.S.R. (now St. Petersburg, Russia]—died Dec. 11, 2012,... Read More
Die Walküre, Act I, Lotte Lehmann, Lauritz Melchior, Bruno Walter (c) 1935
October 24, 2019

One of the most famous recordings ever made.

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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