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  • williams: Goerke is a mixed bag. Some thrilling moments but her voice, to my ears, curdles above the staff. That said there are few... 7:49 PM
  • grimoaldo: Hahahahahahahahaha Absolutely priceless. 7:19 PM
  • Gualtier M: Oh I think her singing last night went beyond “satisfactor y” and her stage presence was impressive too. Moedl... 7:14 PM
  • RosinaLeckermaul: Certainly this was true of her not very good Turandot last fall. The voice narrowed where it needed to soar. 7:00 PM
  • mercadante: I’ve seen Goerke several times, including as Norma and Leonore in Fidelio. Her top does not always narrow. Some of her... 6:53 PM
  • NPW-Paris: A friend posted this wonderful clip on Facebook. I won’t say which well-known “baroqueR 21; specialist it... 6:32 PM
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  • La Cieca: Maybe you were at a different venue? 5:44 PM

E tu nol sai?

A mysterious lady in the shadows of Castellor! Who might she be?

Can you identify this Leonora?

D’amor sull’ali rosee

43 comments

  • 21
    Bluessweet says:

    Artimis to keep it all even.

  • 22
    fartnose mcgoo says:

    My first instinct is Poplavskaya. The problem is that she sounds too healthy for it to be her.

  • 23
    beauj1 says:

    I knew is was lovely Anja from the first few notes. I’ve been waiting two days for news of this role debut. Thanks Cieca!

    • 23.1
      GottlobHotter says:

      While the Mavens seem to have satisfactorily settled who it is that’s singing, I’d like ID the headless Leonora as soprano Eilana Lappalainen, flanked by baritone Nmon Ford (Luna) and tenor Gustavo López Manzitti (Manrico)

  • 24
    CwbyLA says:

    am I the only one who listened to this sound clip 5 times already? ;-)

  • 25
    Iphigénie says:

    Off-topic: the Met future page has just been updated and Luc Bondy will be the director of the new 2012-13 Rigoletto.
    In 2014-15, paired with a NP of Bartok’s Bluebeard castle (with Borodina & Abrazakov), Iolanta will premiere in the Baden-Baden production (no casting announced yet but I think that averyone know who will performed in it).
    Finally, in 2012-13, there will be a revival of Clemenza with Frittoli & Garanca.

  • 26
    scifisci says:

    “né timor di me ti prenda…
    Salvarlo io potrò forse.”

    something about the way she sings the words “preda….salvarlo” reminds me so much of leontyne price, my favorite leonora.

  • 27
    florezrocks says:

    On another note, Rene Pape is my hero.

  • 28
    Ruxton says:

    Nothing wrong with that- really great singing.