“We’ll discuss the greatest tenor in history, Jussi Björling, and his astounding voice.”
I was never much impressed by the Russian performances of this most famous of Rubinstein’s
Israel in Egypt, an oratorio in two parts (HWV 54).
In Verdi’s beloved opera, love does not conquer all but the sweet-taste of what “might have been” lingers on our lips forever when we think of the beautiful Violetta.
Arizona Opera ended its 2006/07 season with a tightly-knit, well-tuned presentation of Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah, his best known opera that has enjoyed numerous productions since its New York City Opera debut in 1956.