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  • RosinaLeckermaul: I believe Leona Mitchell also sang both roles. 3:40 PM
  • tiger1: Parpignol, I wonder why you would think that nobody would sing both Mme Lidoine and Mme Butterfly? It would seem more surprising... 3:31 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: http://www.spiegel .de/kultur/musik/w agner-in-bayreuth- tristan-und-isolde -premiere-gelungen -a-1045368.html Evelyn... 2:52 PM
  • armerjacquino: Might as well go to the fons et origo: Leyla Gencer played Butterfly. 2:26 PM
  • oscar: Leontyne Price and Teresa Stratas sang both Butterfly and Lidoine to name just a couple more. I don’t doubt there are/were... 2:20 PM
  • armerjacquino: I guess we’ve got used to heavy lyrics singing Butterfly, but Dal Monte and Albanese did it back in the day… 2:17 PM
  • parpignol: point taken 2:11 PM
  • Feldmarschallin: I hope you have tickets for the superb Herheim Hoffmann’s Erzählungen with Volle in Straps. 1:42 PM

Happy birthday, Giacomo Puccini

“Il Leone di Lucca” (as La Cieca has never heard the composer called) was born December 22, 1858. On the anniversary of his birth, you are invited to discuss favorite performances of his work, with or without the aid of YouTube.

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