Episode 110. Black Crooners

Episode 110. Black Crooners SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Season Three of Countermelody begins with a potpourri episode of some of…

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Episode 106. A Baritonal Schubertiade

Episode 106. A Baritonal Schubertiade SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM On the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, I am…

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Episode 101. Heinrich Rehkemper

Episode 101. Heinrich Rehkemper SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM I continue my salute to Great Baritones with an examination of the…

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Episode 99. Yi-Kwei Sze

Episode 99. Yi-Kwei Sze (斯義桂) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM The Chinese-American bass Yi-Kwei Sze (1915-1994) was the first Chinese singer…

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Episode 93. Evelyn Lear sings Sondheim and Bernstein

Episode 93. Evelyn Lear sings Sondheim and Bernstein SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM I had intended a no-holds-barred Queer Pride extravaganza…

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Episode 89. The Radiant Heather Harper

Episode 89. The Radiant Heather Harper SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM I have dreamed of doing an episode on the great…

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Episode 88. Jorma Hynninen @ 80

Episode 88. Jorma Hynninen @ 80: A Celebration in Song SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM A month ago the great Finnish…

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Episode 87. Christa Ludwig In Memoriam

Episode 87. Christa Ludwig I (In Memoriam) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM The world of singing sustained an enormous loss a…

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Episode 83. Frühlingslieder

Episode 83. Frühlingslieder [Spring Songs] SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Dear listeners, it is Easter Sunday. While we are strictly non-sectarian…

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Episode 80. Sad Songs (with a twist)

Episode 80. Sad Songs (with a twist) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM It’s been a year since the pandemic sent us…

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