Episode 263. Contralto Central

Episode 263. Contralto Central SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Finally, the first in my long-promised series on the contralto voice! The…

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Episode 251. Jeremy Osborne Introduces Igor Gorin

Episode 251. Jeremy Osborne Introduces Igor Gorin SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Today’s segment in the Great Baritones division of my…

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Episode 247. Sarah Pillow Introduces Eileen Farrell

Episode 247. Sarah Pillow Introduces Eileen Farrell SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM The American dramatic soprano Eileen Farrell (1920–2002) was one…

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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 240. Annabelle Bernard (BHM 2024)

Episode 240. Annabelle Bernard (BHM 2024) SOCIAL SHARE SUBSCRIPTION PLATFORM Last week we celebrated the 97th birthday of our Ur-Diva,…

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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 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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