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by Jimlejim
25 Dec 2018, 16:46
Forum: Opera
Topic: Youtube
Replies: 1
Views: 1376

Re: Youtube

Fully agree on Fisichella!!
by Jimlejim
05 Oct 2018, 10:29
Forum: Opera
Topic: Least musically boring opera overall?
Replies: 16
Views: 5159

Re: Least musically boring opera overall?

It's time to post examples. Need proof! :D
by Jimlejim
16 Sep 2018, 16:09
Forum: Opera
Topic: Nudity in opera
Replies: 2
Views: 1213

Nudity in opera

http://www.operavivra.com/blog/nudity-in-opera/ I just read this post by Ilana. I think I agree with her conclusion: Ultimately, the appropriateness of nudity in opera boils down to a simple question: does having naked people onstage serve the story the director is trying to tell? If so, nudity is ...
by Jimlejim
15 Sep 2018, 17:24
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Post your favorite young singers (under 30)
Replies: 0
Views: 1666

Post your favorite young singers (under 30)

I was impressed by this young tenor. It says: "American tenor, Joshua Wheeker, performs "Ah! Fuyez douce image" from Massenet's opera, Manon. Wheeker is a current Domingo-Colburn-Stein young artist with LA Opera."

by Jimlejim
15 Sep 2018, 17:23
Forum: Singing & Singing Technique
Topic: When is age a valid excuse?
Replies: 2
Views: 1509

When is age a valid excuse?

We opera lovers often criticize singers and discuss longevity. When we do, we seem to often ignore life style (drinking, smoking) intensity of schedule. Most of us are aware of age, however. Still, there seems to be this belief that great technique will have you sing very well until well into old ag...
by Jimlejim
15 Sep 2018, 14:36
Forum: Opera
Topic: Least musically boring opera overall?
Replies: 16
Views: 5159

Re: Least musically boring opera overall?

CVAULT1 wrote:
12 Sep 2018, 17:33
How about Verdi's "Attila" & Boito's "Mefistofele" ?
Haven't seen either of those in full yet...
by Jimlejim
15 Sep 2018, 14:34
Forum: Historic Opera Singers - Lebendige Vergangenheit
Topic: Tito Gobbi singing Mascagni's Serenata
Replies: 1
Views: 1406

Tito Gobbi singing Mascagni's Serenata

A friend just sent me this. What a beautiful song, isn't it? Any favorite renditions of the forum members here? My favorite tenor, Kraus, doesn't do the best job of it, I have to admit!

by Jimlejim
06 Sep 2018, 12:47
Forum: Opera
Topic: Least musically boring opera overall?
Replies: 16
Views: 5159

Re: Least musically boring opera overall?

Rodolfo wrote:
04 Sep 2018, 15:49
Flotow's Martha and Bellini's La Sonnambula.
Why Flotow's Martha??
by Jimlejim
27 Mar 2018, 22:05
Forum: Opera
Topic: Unexpected gems
Replies: 10
Views: 3153

Re: Unexpected gems

I have to admit I am surprised to have enjoyed these as well. Keep them coming. I don't think I have any to offer myself at this point.
by Jimlejim
27 Mar 2018, 22:03
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Who are your favorite opera singers?
Replies: 11
Views: 3392

Re: Who are your favorite opera singers?

Kraus. :D