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Book Review: Porgy - Part XII

And now, Ladies and Gentlemen:

A Very Special Hallmark Episode

of “Porgy and Bess”.

Where we left off in our story:  Bess has been carted off to the slammer, charged with… 1,448 more words


As time goes by

This picture of early 70’s (?) is in part bublished in some opera libretos for EMI. Orfeo ed Euridice, for example. #EMI , can you please contribute to this site, as Agnes Baltsa had a long term contract with you?Fans of Opera thank you very much.

What I've been listening to...

It’s time for another brief survey of material that’s been crossing various CD transports: the CD player in my system; my computer, under headphones, when the “big” CD player went on the fritz (I still have to find time to take it down to my repair shop on Canal Street); and the CD player in my friends’ system, when I was house- and cat-sitting for them on the Upper West Side. 825 more words


Elizabeth Futral Wins GRAMMY Award

Elizabeth Futral, voice, was featured on Picker’s Fantastic Mr. Fox which one the 2020 GRAMMY Award for “Best Opera Recording.”


Mozartwoche Salzburg: Der Messias

Die alljährliche Mozartwoche in Salzburg, immer in der letzten Januarwoche stattfindend, Mozarts Geburtstag, den 27. Januar einbeziehend, trägt erstmals die komplette Handschrift seines neuen Intendanten… 922 more words