… is Anna Netrebko, performing “Vieni, t’affretta” from Verdi’s Macbeth at tonight’s opening gala at the Mariinsky. Read more »
The Immolation Quiz now stands tied between two competitors, each of whom has identified correctly 20 of the 25 singers represented. Furthermore, it appears to La Cieca that every artist heard in the compilation clip has been named, with the exception of two (2) dramatic sopranos. (She has been misidentified by several different commenters, in fact.) And so, cher public, for the same of your own copy of Wagner at the Met: Legendary Performances, your doyenne urges you to try, try again!
“Her letter scene was glorious, and her final meeting with Onegin beguiling. Netrebko leaves nothing to be desired vocally and is a consummate artist as well.”
The music is “Brünnhilde’s Immolation Scene” and it is up to you (and I do mean you) to identify the 25 singers involved.
La Cieca has heard the rumblings (from you, the cher public) that we have not had a singer identification quiz in all too long a while.
It’s time yet once again for a listening quiz, cher public, courtesy of Our Own armerjaquino.
Don’t let the headline worry you, cher public, what’s coming up after the jump is meant to be good clean fun, with a prize even.
La Cieca wants to get a jump on this busy birthday season by offering a remembrance of Birgit Nilsson a day early.
Our own JJ (not pictured) received a belated birthday present in the form of an excerpt from last night’s concert in Vienna in which Anna Netrebko spreads her wings for a performance of “D’amor sull’ali rosee,” assisted by the luxe Manrico of Jonas Kaufmann.