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 147. The Young Bacquier

Episode 147. The Young Gabriel Bacquier SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Two years ago last month, the great French (bass-)baritone Gabriel…

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Episode 122. Auld Acquaintance II

Episode 122. Auld Acquaintance II SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Part Two of my “Auld Acquaintance” mini-series on Countermelody continues the…

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Episode 115. Jules Bledsoe

Episode 115. Jules Bledsoe SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week I present an important African American artist who has been…

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Episode 114. James King

Episode 114. James King SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week I turn my attention once again to the tenors, who…

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Episode 102. John Reardon

Episode 102. John Reardon: Make Someone Happy SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Here’s another great baritone to help get us through…

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Episode 81. Happy Songs (straight up)

Episode 81. Happy Songs (straight up) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week I offset the gloom of last week’s music…

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Episode 57. Francisco Araiza @ 70

Episode 57. Francisco Araiza @ 70 SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM On October 4, the great Mexican tenor Francisco Araiza celebrated…

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Episode 54. Transatlantic Crossover (Crossover Classics IX)

Episode 54. Transatlantic Crossover (Crossover Classics IX) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today is the final episode of the Crossover Classics…

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