“I am asked to hear many who have voices with promise of beauty, but who have obviously not the intelligence necessary to take up a career, for it does require considerable intelligence to succeed in opera, in spite of opinions to the contrary expressed by many.” 10 more words
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I was happy to see that the Metropolitan Opera’s lineup for the 2015-2016 season includes Georges Bizet’s Les pêcheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) which has not been seen at the Met since Enrico Caruso, Giuseppe De Luca, and Frieda Hempl sang it in 1916. 465 more words
Day 269 of Colourisation Project – January 31
Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.
What Alfred Arnold Cocozza lacked in height, he made up for with his beautiful tenor voice. 370 more words