In: Mezzosoprano

Elena Gerhardt, Dramatic Mezzo Soprano
July 28, 2019

Elena Gerhardt was one of the greatest lieder singers of the 20th century.  She was unique in that she appeared in... Read More
Der Rosenkavalier – the Presentation of the Rose, Tiana Lemnitz (Octavian), Maria Cerbotari (Sophie)
April 22, 2019

This is the Presentation of the Rose from the 2nd Act of Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier. It is a wonderful recording with... Read More
Ebe Stignani – Dramatic Mezzo
December 17, 2018

Ebe Stignani (July 10, 1903 – October 5, 1974) was an Italian opera singer, who was pre-eminent in the dramatic mezzo-soprano... Read More
Ravel “Kaddish” from Deux Mélodies hébraïques, sung by Nina Koschetz
October 29, 2018

This setting of the Kaddish by Ravel, who was a Catholic, is very famous for its vocal arrangement of the Jewish... Read More
Nadezhda Obukhova, Russian Mezzo
July 25, 2018

Nadezhda Obukhova was one of Russia’s most beloved artists during the post-war years. Already 28 at the outbreak of WorldWar I,... Read More
Régine Crespin and Irma Kolassi – Fauré, Soir, Op. 83, No 2
February 15, 2018

Régine Crespin and Irma Kolassi – Fauré, Soir, Op. 83, No 2 I am going to do something a little unusual. …

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Callas et al., Lucia Sextet, live in Berlin, 1955, von Karajan (c)
February 15, 2018

Callas et al., Lucia di Lamermoor Sextet, live in Berlin, 1955, von Karajan (c) Those who know me well know that... Read More