Coming out, operatically Coming out, operatically

Somewhere in all of this, I decided it was time to try Callas.

on April 16, 2020 at 12:56 PM
Utterly bewitching Utterly bewitching

Who could doubt that Leontyne Price contains multitudes?

on April 02, 2020 at 3:45 PM
Vier Letzte Lieder Vier Letzte Lieder

My introduction to the work was the Angel LP from 1964 with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and George Szell… and yes, I’m aware that it’s a performance that tends to divide rooms.

on March 24, 2020 at 5:11 PM
(Not) getting reviewed today (Not) getting reviewed today

Today is Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday, and it’s not going as planned.

on March 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Die Hochzeit des Figaro Die Hochzeit des Figaro

It was love at first hearing. The music was glorious, the conducting bouncy and pointed, and the singers sure sounded terrific to me.

on March 20, 2020 at 3:19 PM
Ella Sings Rodgers and Hart and Cole Porter Ella Sings Rodgers and Hart and Cole Porter

If you want to be sophisticated, drink a cocktail while listening to this particular record.

on March 17, 2020 at 2:04 PM