Here is a list of the 10 most famous arias in the world. Bask in the glorious sounds of some of the world’s greatest singers singing tunes from the world’s … Continue readingThe 10 Most Famous Arias in the World
With Lyric Opera of Chicago’s opening of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, a prime example of the Italian style known as bel canto, this weekend, I thought now would be a … Continue readingWhat is bel canto?
A few of the “greatest hits” from the operatic repertory: Overture to Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro). While none of the music in the overture returns … Continue readingOpera’s Greatest Hits
Start your day off right… Nothing can beat this “Bella figlia dell’amore” from Rigoletto with Pavarotti and Sutherland. What a fantastic quartet!