Aida Aida

Leontyne Price is joined by the acclaimed mezzo-soprano Grace Bumbry in her radio debut as the Princess Amneris. Carlo Bergonzi sings the role of Radamès and Robert Merrill is Amonasro. Thomas Schippers conducts.

on June 19, 2021 at 10:50 AM
Comfort food Comfort food

“In these few minutes we are given a précis of Leontyne Price as an artist.”

on September 21, 2020 at 12:35 PM
Sacred ground Sacred ground

Trove Thursday celebrates Leontyne Price’s 93rd birthday on Sunday with a pair of her rarest collaborations with Herbert von Karajan: Bruckner’s Te Deum with Hilde Rössl-Majdan, Fritz Wunderlich and Walter Berry and Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem alongside José van Dam.

on February 06, 2020 at 9:20 AM
Tongue tied Tongue tied

“Trove Thursday”’s latest folie de grandeur is an overflowing three-part explosion of post-war divas in live performances of unexpected arias always in the “wrong language.”

on June 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM
She has immortal longings in her She has immortal longings in her

All right, folks, if you’re going to troll La Cieca, you might try just a little subtlety.

on March 21, 2017 at 6:31 PM