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  • Bill: Amerjacquino – Nancy Gustafson, a soprano, sang the Komponist 3 times in Vienna in 1997 (also Arabella a few years prior to... 2:01 PM
  • Camille: Yes, the Santuzza was at La Scala, of all places. I knew a contralto who lusted to sing Santuzza and she did. Once, and not twice. 1:49 PM
  • Camille: She can say she is the Tooth Fairy for all I care. She doesn’t sound dramatic no matter what she sings and that was what I... 1:47 PM
  • oscar: If her Wikipedia entry can be trusted, Varady did sing the Composer on stage. Surprisingly not Ariadne. Both Butterly and Kate... 1:34 PM
  • armerjacquino: Short quiz! Sweet little clip, it’s a shame it seems to have vanished from YT. 1:06 PM
  • armerjacquino: And to tie in with the other thread, she’s one of the most (relatively) recent soprano Komponists, on record at least. 1:04 PM
  • UpB7: A correction to my own post from just now. I meant to say “the question ‘Elina Garanca is a dramatic mezzo?’&#... 12:44 PM
  • UpB7: This comment is a response to Camille, regarding her question “Elina Garanca is a dramatic soprano?” It’s true.... 12:40 PM

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