Archive for the tag "opera"

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

Vincenzo Bellini: “Casta diva” from Norma

Giacomo Puccini: “O Mimi tu piu non torni” from La boheme

George Frideric Handel: aria from Judas Maccabeus

Wrap yourself in elegance with this Teatro La Fenice bath towel

Carl Maria von Weber: “Ocean! thou mighty monster” from Oberon

Umberto Giordano: aria from Andrea Chenier

Mozart: “Dove sono” from Le Nozze di Figaro (sung in Hungarian by Sylvia Sass)

Tenor Jerry Hadley: the last interview

Giuseppe Verdi: Letter scene from Macbeth