Episode 242. Damon Evans Introduces George Shirley (BHM 2024)

Episode 242. Damon Evans Introduces George Shirley (BHM 2024) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week I present a Countermelody mini-series…

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Episode 239. Gwendolyn Killebrew (BHM 2024)

Episode 239. Gwendolyn Killebrew (BHM 2024) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week’s “Forgotten Diva” is the mezzo-soprano / contralto Gwendolyn…

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Episode 236. Howard Hart Introduces Christa Ludwig (Listeners’ Favorites VII)

Episode 236. Howard Hart Introduces Christa Ludwig (Listeners’ Favorites VII) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM My friend and fellow opera podcaster…

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Episode 233. Dusty Pörn Introduces Eleanor Steber (Listeners’ Favorites IV)

Episode 233. Dusty Pörn Introduces Eleanor Steber SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today’s subject is Eleanor Steber, certainly one of the…

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Episode 222. Shirley Verrett, Falcon Sfogatissima

Episode 222. Shirley Verrett, Falcon Sfogatissima SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM It is hard to believe that it’s already been 13…

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Episode 213. Julia Varady

Episode 213. Julia Varady SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM A week ago the extraordinary Hungarian-German soprano Julia Varady turned 82. As…

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Episode 208. Happy Birthday, Gundula Janowitz!

Episode 208. Gundula Janowitz SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM From a very young age I was interested in today’s birthday celebrant,…

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Episode 200. Whole Lotta Lotte (Lehmann!)

Episode 200. Whole Lotta Lotte (Lehmann!) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today we observe a significant event in the history of…

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Episode 197. Theatre Dreams

Episode 197. Theatre Dreams SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Ernestine Schumann-Heink and Annie Krull in the original production of Elektra, 1908.…

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Episode 193. Alexander Kipnis

Episode 193. Alexander Kipnis in Lieder SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM If I were to indulge in the foolish task of…

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