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  • kashania: Oh, OK then! Many years ago, someone made me a copy of the Gala release and that was my intro to... 7:38 PM
  • Lindoro Almaviva: I had the Gala release and I played it out. I need to replace it 7:32 PM
  • kashania: And that high D-flat. Somehow, it doesn’t at all come across as showy but rather a majestic... 7:31 PM
  • kashania: You haven’t heard the Norma? Get it now!!! 7:29 PM
  • Lindoro Almaviva: I am talking about Traviata. I had no idea about the Norma now I will have to find it 7:26 PM
  • Gualtier M: “L’Amo re é una cosa meravigliosa” ; 7:18 PM
  • antikitschychick: yes best wishes to her for sure. I don’t follow her career that closely but I agree... 7:06 PM
  • Tubsinger: Welcome back, Mrs. 7:04 PM
  • kashania: A young Panerai as Gugliemo? 6:49 PM
  • Poison Ivy: Mexico 1950. There’s been a million sopranos who have more beautiful float on their high... 6:46 PM

Der Pelz wird fliegen

The guest soloist at the the Wiener Opernball was just introduced as “Rumäniens Antwort auf Anna Netrebko, Angela Gheorghiu.”  Oh, wait… apparently there is more to this story!

70 comments

  • Clita del Toro says:

    Anna’s latest recording.

  • Regina delle fate says:

    Oedipe/Monty -- re Ange and Ceaucescu. The dictator died in 1989, and the album of opera arias by Verdi, Massenet, Catalani, Bellini, Puccini, Boito, Gounod and Donizetti, ending, oddly, with a song from a Romanian operetta, by Grigoriu, was recorded in 1995. But I was reporting gossip rather than an interview, as I mistakenly posted. I was told the “Ceaucescu’s favourite song” story by someone who worked on the record. But it may have been a joke, I suppose. Apologies.