In: Tenor

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
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
Jean Planel, French tenor
July 16, 2022

Ever on the hunt for good, expressive singing, I came across Jean Panel, who, in his time, was a very well... Read More
Ulysses Lappas, lirico spinto tenor
April 6, 2022

Unfortunately, there is very little information on Lappas on the internet. He has become obscure. However, Lappas was regarded as one... Read More
Louis Cazette, French lyric tenor
March 20, 2022

Louis Cazette, was born in 1887, and died April 29, 1922 in Paris. He made his debut 1920 at the Paris... Read More
Richard Tucker, dramatic tenor
November 15, 2021

Richard Tucker was a leading tenor for the Metropolitan Opera for 30 years. Only two other star singers in the company's... Read More
Michel Sénéchal, French lyric tenor
July 12, 2021

In French song, the singer becomes a painter, describing a landscape, suggesting an emotion…One must use the entire palette of colors... Read More
Di Quella Pira, Verdi, Il Trovatore
June 29, 2021

Il Trovatore is one of Verdi's most popular operas, yet it is one of his most confusing. Rather than try to... Read More
John McCormack, Lyric Tenor
April 15, 2021

John McCormack was a very special singer. He himself admitted that he was no actor, and opera critics agreed with that... Read More