Liebespaar: The Pinkertons – Tebaldi / di Stefano, Pirozzi / Pretti
Madama Butterfly in all her full-throated Mediterranean grandezza, illuminated by Tebaldi/di Stefano/Merola 1950 & Pirozzi/Pretti/Callegari
Passionate about Italian operatic culture.
Appreciations of singers past.
Impressions of singers present.
Highlighting the importance of the voice in performances historic and current of the classical Italo-French repertoire
Saluting great singers of the past and discovering singers of today
Expressing gratitude for those who inculcated in me the Italian operatic tradition
and sharing impressions about how we «opera» in America today