In: Tenor

Nessun Dorma from Puccini’s Turandot
August 18, 2018

"Nessun Dorma" I thought that it might be nice to hear how some famous tenors have sung the aria "Nessun Dorma".... Read More
Richard Verreau – French Canadian Tenor
August 14, 2018

This post has a real treat - a French Canadian tenor with a voice that I would call spinto.  A few... Read More
Salut! demeure chaste et pure – Sing off
May 27, 2018

This posting is an indulgence to me, and since I'm the one posting, I'm going to indulge myself.  You've heard of... Read More
Tito Schipa, tenore di grazia
May 10, 2018

Tito Schipa Tito Schipa was an extremely famous and talented light lyric tenor, or "tenore di grazia" in Italian.  His voice... Read More
Beniamino Gigli, lyric tenor from the early 20th century
April 11, 2018

Gigli was a marvelous lyric tenor.  He was sometimes accused of being overly sentimental, and you may hear some of that... Read More
Auch Kleine Dinge – Wolf
March 28, 2018

Auch Kleine Dinge Before moving on from Wolf, there is one more Lied that I wanted to play for you.  It... Read More
Lensky’s Aria from Eugene Onegin, Act II, Sergei Lemeshev at age 35
March 21, 2018

Lensky's Aria from Eugene Onegin, Sergei Lemeshev at age 35 Lemishev was a very famous lyric tenor from a very poor... Read More
Richard Tucker and Anna Moffo, final scene from La Bohème
March 9, 2018

I'm not going to say too much about this.  It speaks for itself.  Tucker was called the American Caruso, and you... Read More
Feldeinsamkeit, Op. 86, No. 2 – Johannes Brahms
March 4, 2018

So far, I haven't made a post with only one song.  In this case, you will have to forgive me.  This... Read More
Marian Anderson, contralto – Var det en dröm (Sibelius)
February 18, 2018

Marian Anderson, contralto - Var det en dröm (Sibelius) Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993) was an African-American... Read More