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In February 2009, Spanish soprano Monserrat Caballé made a special appearance in Chicago where, at the age of 75, she gave a concert of opera, song and zarazuela selections, and just before the event she recorded a telephone conversation with Jon Tolansky for WFMT...
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss in June 2014, Singers on Singing presents a new exclusively-made audio documentary called "Singing Strauss."...
"...[Benjamin Britten] put his arms my neck...he said, 'Peter, I finally found my Billy Budd!'" ~ Peter Glossop...
From the time of his debut in 1952 right through the remarkable 51 ensuing years of his career, the great lyrical tenor Nicolai Gedda won exceptional accolades for the virtuosity of his technique and breath-control......
"Through the character, you give the truth--but you are controlling...in singing, if you don't control, you get completely lost..." ~ Renata Scotto...
"There are two different worlds...there is the world where the drama plays: opera, where one becomes another person...in a concert, there should not be this [wall] which separates the singer from the public..." ~ Lotte Lehmann...
Renata Tebaldi was a legend in her own time as one of the most highly sought after sopranos in history...
In celebration of the centenary of Benjamin Britten, the Hampsong Foundation presents a new audio documentary, "Singing Britten"...