In: Voice

Maggie Teyte, English Soprano
November 19, 2022

This week, I have decided to focus on French Art Song, or mélodie in French. Teyte, the spelling of whose name... Read More
Martha Angelici, French lyric soprano
November 12, 2022

As I have mentioned in other posts, writing this blog affords me the opportunity to encounter wonderful singers whom I didn't... Read More
Leonie Rysanek, Hochdramatischesopran
October 31, 2022

Leonie Rysanek was one of the most well-know high dramatic sopranos of the post-WWII period. She had an enormous voice that... Read More
Wagner, Wesendonck Lieder, Birgit Nilsson, Hochdramatischesopran
October 19, 2022

I have hesitated in the past to post something sung by Birgit Nilsson. This is because she had an enormous voice,... Read More
Gabrielle Ritter-Ciampi, light lyric soprano
September 30, 2022

Today, I am posting someone who could be called a "forgotten singer". In most writing about her, Gabrielle Ritter-Ciampi is referred... Read More
Nicolai Gedda, lyric Swedish tenor
September 16, 2022

Nicolai Gedda, a Swedish-born singer who was one of the most renowned lyric tenors of the 20th century and performed dozens... Read More
Alfredo Kraus, lyric Spanish tenor
September 13, 2022

I posted Alfredo Kraus a few years ago, and I am posting him again because he is a wonderful example of... Read More
Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen redux- Mahler
August 26, 2022

Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen I have done a posting very similar to this one before, and I am repeating... Read More
Dinh Gilly, French-Algerian Baritone
August 9, 2022

There is unfortunately not much biographical available about Dinh Gilly. I will provide as much detail as I have been able... Read More
Fernand Ansseau, Belgian spinto tenor
July 27, 2022

One of the nice things about this blog is that I get to find mostly forgotten singers and hear them for... Read More