Cher Public

Controlled ecstasy

Happy 49th birthday tenor Jonas Kaufmann!  

Happy 78th birthday soprano Helen Donath.

Birthday anniversaries of composer Carl Orff (1895), mezzo-soprano Ebe Stignani (1903), soprano Ljuba Welitsch (1913), bass Ian Wallace (1919) and bass-baritone Gerd Nienstedt (1932).

Happy 88th birthday mezzo-soprano Josephine Veasey.