Nilsson in Person: The Glory of the Power

Birgit_Nilsson_small.jpgBy ANTHONY TOMMASINI [NY Times, 14 January 2006]
When I started going to the Metropolitan Opera as a young adolescent, typically in the upper balconies or the standing-room sections, some opera goddess must have been looking out for me. I didn’t really know what I was doing. Yet at my first “BohËme” the Mimi was Renata Tebaldi. My first Aida was Leontyne Price. And my first Turandot was Birgit Nilsson.