Archive for the tag "opera"

Great Hungarians: Zsolt Durko: excerpt from Moses

Giuseppe Verdi: “D’amor sull’ali rosee” from Il Trovatore

For the thespian in your life – or just the drama queen…

Great Italian-Americans: Anna Moffo

“Art is a moral obligation.” – Nelly Miricioiu

Romanian soprano Nelly Miricioiu: “If I live, my duty is to fight.”

Great Romanians: Nelly Miricioiu

Giuseppe Verdi: Nanetta’s aria from Falstaff

Interview with tenor Giuseppe Giacomini – and Il Tabarro (Puccini) with Sylvia Sass

Interview with Shirley Verrett

Ludwig van Beethoven: “Ah! deceiver”

Giuseppe Verdi: Il Corsaro

Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda Act 2

Gigli sings Flotow

Interview with the late Jerry Hadley

Friedrich von Flotow: aria from Martha

Richard Wagner: Isolde’s Liebestod

Opera divas Grace Bumbry & Shirley Verrett in conversation

Grace Bumbry & James McCracken in Samson et Dalila (live)

Great Hungarians: Ilona Tokody

George Frideric Handel: “Verdi prati” from Alcina

Jon Vickers in concert

Vincenzo Bellini: duet from Norma

Anna Moffo: great singers are “all kind of freaks”

Francesco Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur