Giorgio Strehler, Mirella Freni, Piero Cappuccilli after Simon Boccanegra at La Scala, 1971 Today we’re listening to… “Come in quest’ora bruna”, Amelia…
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Giuseppe Verdi conducting the Paris Opera premiere of his opera, Aida, at the Palais Garnier on March 22, 1880 As I prepared for this week’s selection …
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Renée Fleming singing the role of the Marschallin at the Metropolitan Opera in 2000 and 2017 Today we’re listening to… The final trio between The Marsc…
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The Three Tenors - Domingo, Pavarotti, Carreras (Photo, Decca/Carlos Picasso) Good morning, friends! When we shared last week’s post with countertenor …
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John Holiday sings on NBC’s The Voice If the name John Holiday sounds familiar, you might have caught him on season 19 of NBC's The Voice, a vocal comp…
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Eva-Maria Westbroek (Santuzza) and the Met Chorus perform the Easter Hymn from Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana”, 2015 Today we’re listening to… The Ea…
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Good morning, friends! If you missed any of the previous pieces (this turned out to be Tosca month!), you can catch up here: "Vittoria! Vittoria!" "E l…
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Let's talk: 5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Opera?Inspired by the “5 Minutes That Will Make You Love …” New York Times music series and playlists and the premise of this newsletter(!), which fiv…
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Good morning, friends! If you missed any of the previous pieces (this turned out to be Tosca month!), you can catch up here: "Vittoria! Vittoria!" "E l…
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Good morning, friends! If you missed last week’s post where we shared “E lucevan le stelle”, the tenor aria from the beginning of Act 3 of the Italian …
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Good morning, friends! This installment of Opera Daily is free for everyone. We are going to make this simple today and focus on a single opera aria. W…
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(The Three Queens: Excerpts From The Donizetti Trilogy As Sung By Beverly Sills) Today we are listening to Roberto Devereux (the final of the Tudor Tri…
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