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 165. Giuseppe Verdi: A Libran Birthday Tribute

Episode 165. Giuseppe Verdi: A Birthday Tribute from Fellow Librans SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM The great Giuseppe Verdi was born…

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Episode 155. Barely Sang at the Met I

Episode 155. Barely Sang at the Met SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today’s brain teaser: What do world-class singers Irmgard Seefried,…

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Episode 153. Eleanor Steber I

Episode 153. Eleanor Steber I SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM July 17 is the 108th birthday of Eleanor Steber, surely one…

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Episode 113. Edda Moser

Episode 113. Edda Moser SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM On 27 October the great German dramatic coloratura Edda Moser celebrated her…

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Episode 111. Verdi auf Deutsch

Episode 111. Verdi auf Deutsch SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today’s is a mammoth episode on a mammoth topic: historical performances…

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Episode 107. Norman Bailey and Friends

Episode 107. Norman Bailey and Friends SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Death has had a busy month in the music world,…

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Episode 82. Magda Olivero: La Verissima

Episode 82. Magda Olivero: La Verissima SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week we celebrate the recent 111th birthday of the…

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Episode 39. Pathos à la Cotrubas

Episode 39. Pathos à la Cotrubas SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Several weeks ago I began a series on particular vocal…

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Episode 28. Alternate Universe Bel Canto (April Fool’s 2020)

Episode 28. Alternate Universe Bel Canto (April Fool’s 2020) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM We need a laugh right now. At…

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