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  • Krunoslav: That’s what we love about you, Feldie– infinite pity for the thin, fashionable and... 7:55 AM
  • Buster: Thanks, FM. Interesting interview, especially what she has to say on Hans Sotin, and Wagner & bel... 7:51 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Yes and let’t also hope she never sings again and her two orphaned children will have... 7:22 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: http://www.br.de/r adio/br-klassik/pr ogrammkalender/sen dung885060.html Zum Nachhören. 6:16 AM
  • Feldmarschallin: Buster I just heard Schwanewilms on the radio and her two wish roles are Capriccio Gräfin... 5:51 AM
  • Krunoslav: Alan Held, who triumphed as Jokanaan in Philadelphia in May, added Sachs to his rep in 2013 in... 4:57 AM
  • Krunoslav: James Johnson, who sang Sachs for the Met in 1998, sounded very solid when i last heard him, as... 4:47 AM
  • Krunoslav: “the most sublimest Brunnhilde” Edyth Walker, (ya know) http://lapostex... 4:37 AM
  • Krunoslav: Here I thought Marshie was taking about Maria Bieshu. Metropolitan Opera House October 23, 1971... 4:29 AM
  • Krunoslav: Despina- Alda Noni early on, Sciutti or Eugenia Ratti later. 4:23 AM

Rodelinda, regina del primo piano

I half-wanted to dislike it; my expectations were very low. Renée Fleming in the Baroque, after her very uncertain recent outings in bel canto! Let’s face it; this year, her Rossini (Armida) and Donizetti (Lucrezia Borgia) did not cover her in glory. How, at this HD relay on December 3, would she cope with Handel’s stitchery, hardly less complex for the voice than that of Rossini?  Read more »