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le coeur a ses raisons

In today’s Dallas Morning News, Scott Cantrell explains how Stephen Costello “steals [an] aging queen’s heart.”

62 comments

  • Maud is a Cunitz says:

    Turns out, Anderson’s “L’amero” doesn’t have to be a memory thanks to You Tube:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMBgg2-wPMg

    the flatness, wavering are there

  • kashania says:

    Anderson sang Norma in Toronto 3 years ago and was in great form. No high D at the end of first act but she had the high Cs. The voice is in very good shape and she sang beautifully throughout. She really caused quite a sensation. Her breath control was superb. She took some very slow tempi and showed she had the lung power to back them up.