Post of great Price Post of great Price

The ineffable Miss Leontyne Price, anthologized as a subject for Chris’s Cache, swept the board in January 2023.

on February 01, 2023 at 11:42 AM
Pearls of great Price Pearls of great Price

Anticipating Leontyne Price’s 96th birthday on February 10, Chris’s Cache presents the American diva in an epic collection of live performances.

on January 25, 2023 at 9:00 AM
“Who I am is the best I can be” “Who I am is the best I can be”

Happy 94th birthday soprano Leontyne Price.

on February 10, 2021 at 6:26 AM
A bouquet of Fiordiligis A bouquet of Fiordiligis

I am embarrassingly bad at vocal ID quizzes—I may never get over the one where I was convinced every single excerpt was Leontyne Price—but I do love to put them together.

on October 13, 2020 at 2:27 PM
Utterly bewitching Utterly bewitching

Who could doubt that Leontyne Price contains multitudes?

on April 02, 2020 at 3:45 PM
“You just want to kiss yourself, you sound so great” “You just want to kiss yourself, you sound so great”

“Are you kidding? I’m having it put in my casket.”

on December 22, 2017 at 10:57 AM
Happy birthday Leontyne Price! Happy birthday Leontyne Price!

Today is the 90th anniversary of the birth of the great American diva.

on February 10, 2017 at 7:30 AM
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame

“Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand / A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame / Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name / Mother of Exiles…”

on January 28, 2017 at 1:12 PM
Teeny furniture Teeny furniture

Sony Classical has now released “Leontyne Price Prima Donna Assoluta” containing nearly her entire operatic oeuvre in a box set.

on November 02, 2016 at 12:08 PM
Winter afternoon’s dream Winter afternoon’s dream

It took the better part of a decade—including two high-profile cancelations—or New York to finally hear Anna Netrebko in recital.

on February 29, 2016 at 9:35 AM

The evergreen American diva was born February 10, 1927.

on February 10, 2011 at 12:05 AM

Though the day is almost over, it should not go without marking that today is the 50th anniversary of the debuts at the Met of Leontyne Price and Franco Corelli, one of the red-letter nights of the Rudolf Bing regime.  

on January 27, 2011 at 11:35 PM

She maintains her gloriosity even in a monosyllabic state!

on April 16, 2009 at 10:44 PM