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Happy February 1!

To celebrate the birthday of Renata Tebaldi, our friends at Opera Depot are offering a free download of live performances by this great diva. And speaking of divas, Our Own JJ returns to Operavore this afternoon for a talk about operatic miscasting. And don’t miss Zachary Woolfe‘s fascinating look at the Met’s new and different Prince Igor in the New York Times.

Pitch problem

How the quest for a lowered diapason ended with Renata Tebaldi serving as unwitting spokesperson for a libertarian cult. [Longform Reprints]

Happy Birthday Renata Tebaldi

tebaldi_thumbThe “Voice of an Angel” was born February 1, 1922.

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