I have no idea what they’re saying, but they sing it so well! Thank you Judith for sending it.
Pink Flamingo has a wonderful Richard Tucker selection.
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
I don’t have a bucket list, but if I did, this would have been in it:
Read my post, Bucket list: Aida at the Met
Too much Jonas is never enough,
Good news for Jonas fans in Peru, Chile, Brazil and Argentina: touring this August.
Paul Groves, Admète
Angela Denoke, Alceste
Willard White, Grand Prêtre d’Apollon
Magnus Staveland, Evandre
Thomas Oliemans, Hercule
Isaac Galàn, Appolon
Fernando Radò, Un héraut, l’Oracle
Teatro Real Orchestra and Chorus