Episode 180. Anna Moffo Reappraised

Episode 180. Anna Moffo Reappraised SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM The Italian-American lyric coloratura soprano Anna Moffo (1932-2006) is, for many,…

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Episode 176. Helen Donath

Episode 176. Helen Donath SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today’s episode is a celebration of the Texas-born, German-assimilated soprano Helen Donath.…

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Episode 175. The Young Fritz Wunderlich

Episode 175. The Young Fritz Wunderlich SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM I’ve heard and enjoyed many a German lyric tenor, but…

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Episode 171. November Birthday Gals

Episode 171. November Birthday Gals SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Tomorrow morning I leave for three weeks and I’ve been desperately…

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Episode 167. Denise Duval

Episode 167. Denise Duval SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Denise Duval, whose 101st birthday we posthumously commemorate on October 23, will…

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Episode 163. Season Four Preview

Episode 163. Season Four Preview SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today Countermelody is in limbo: balanced between Seasons Three and Four.…

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Episode 159. Forgotten Broadway II

Episode 159. Forgotten Broadway II SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM The follow-up episode to my previous Forgotten Broadway episode is an…

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Episode 145. Teresa Berganza

Episode 145. Teresa Berganza In Memoriam SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM A week ago today the beloved and revered Spanish mezzo-soprano…

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Episode 144. Mad about Mesplé

Episode 144. Mad about Mesplé SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Two years ago this month, the world lost the great French…

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Episode 142. The Thrill of Pelléas

Episode 142. The Thrill of Pelléas SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM In (relative) relief over the recent French election result, I…

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