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 169. Grace Bumbry

Episode 169. Grace Bumbry SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Though the great diva Grace Bumbry has often been featured on Countermelody,…

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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 160. Donald Gramm

Episode 160. Donald Gramm SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Dear ones, I present to you today the extraordinarily versatile bass-baritone and…

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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 136. Puccini en Français

Episode 136. Puccini en Français SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM This week’s episode is a counterpart to my ongoing exploration of…

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Episode 127. Maria Ewing

Episode 127. Maria Ewing in Memoriam (Black History Month 2022) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM The exceptional, distinctive Maria Ewing died…

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Episode 126. Canadian Singers of Art Song

Episode 126. Canadian Singers of Art Song (Great Canadian Singers) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM After two weeks of so-called “deep…

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