And more Bugs,
And more Bugs,
Anna Moffo, Lucia
Lajos Kozma, Edgardo
Giulio Fioravanti, Enrico
Paolo Washington, Raimondo
Pietro Di Vietri, Arturo
Glauco Scarlini, Normanno
Ana María Segatori, Alisa
Carla Mancini, Ancella
Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro di Roma, Maestro del coro: Alfredo D’Angelo. Direttore: Carlo Felice Cillario
A Dmitri Hvorostovsky double bill, both in Russian:
and extra Dmitri, singing very moving wartime songs, sent by Maria,
The latter went much better than the time Michael Palin sang with the Russian Pacific Choir,
More Dmitri in Russian,
The Pink Flamingo has a swoon-worthy Il Balen Del Suo Sorriso Smackdown
D’Oyly Carte Opera Company’s 1992 production celebrating the 150th anniversary of Sir Arthur Sullivan’s birthday
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Swing by The Pink Flamingo for some Dmitri love.
[WARNING: If you click on the link you’ll be exposed to both politics and bad music] Richard Fernandez has some political thoughts on Florence Foster Jenkins.
Yeah, it’s traditionally for New Years’, but this is delightful,
The New Years Eve 1983 Royal Opera House, Covent Garden performance conducted by Placido Domingo.
Kiri Te Kanawa – Rosalinde,
Hildegarde Heichele – Adele,
Herman Prey – Eisenstein,
Doris Soffel – Prince Orlofsky.
conducted by Zubin Mehta, breathtaking location, costumes and staging,
In case you’re wondering, after staging Turandot in the Forbidden City, has anyone dared stage The Mikado in Chichibu, Japan? The answer is yes.
Beautiful location, beautiful costumes, beautiful performances,
Theatre Antique d’Orange, 13 July 1984.
Elisabetta di Valois – Montserrat Caballe
Don Carlo – Jaume Aragall
Princesse Eboli – Grace Bumbry
Rodrigo – Renato Bruson
King Philip II – Simon Estes
Grand Inquisitor – Luigi Roni
Friar – Olim Sadouillaev
Tebaldo – Pierrette Delange
Orchestre National de France, Chorus of Radio-France
Conductor – Thomas Fulton
Chorus master – Jacques Juineau