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by Pantenor
02 Feb 2016, 18:33
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Tenor Andrew Owens
Replies: 36
Views: 14173

Re: Tenor Andrew Owens

Five or six? Sounds like an exaggeration to me. He seems to be a light lyric and in that rep, perfectly audible.
by Pantenor
02 Feb 2016, 18:30
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Top 5 tenors today
Replies: 13
Views: 8780

Re: Top 5 tenors today

Jimlejim's question is, I'm afraid, almost impossible to answer... a bit like "which of these totally blind people has the sharpest eye in your opinion?". Opera vivrà, I concur, ma attualmente non vive... tentatively answering the question nonetheless, I'd say: - Aleksandrs Antonenko (certainly not...
by Pantenor
02 Feb 2016, 18:29
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Ever changed your mind on a singer rec versus live?
Replies: 8
Views: 2918

Re: Ever changed your mind on a singer rec versus live?

As an singing interpreter (and I don´t mean the acting) in terms of acting with the voice, or imaginative phrasing, being eloquent, putting a very personal stamp on a role, he still sounds (and there could have been much more growth as an artist in the last years) - excuse me - rather schoolboyish....
by Pantenor
31 Jan 2016, 13:14
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Tenor Andrew Owens
Replies: 36
Views: 14173

Re: Tenor Andrew Owens

TifosoBonisolli wrote: And it wasn't an exceptional event - he became hoarse at some moment or another in almost every performance I heard him.
Do you think this is because he is oversinging to compensate for a naturally small voice?
by Pantenor
31 Jan 2016, 08:22
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Top 5 tenors today
Replies: 13
Views: 8780

Re: Top 5 tenors today

Florez, Calleja, Kaufmann, Vargas and Fabiano.
by Pantenor
31 Jan 2016, 08:20
Forum: Historic Opera Singers - Lebendige Vergangenheit
Topic: Ezio Pinza
Replies: 1
Views: 1311

Re: Ezio Pinza

May be my favorite bass. He had a great career at the MET.

by Pantenor
22 Jan 2016, 01:08
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Falsi Miti
Replies: 48
Views: 17623

Re: Falsi Miti

Calm down, guys... :D
by Pantenor
17 Jan 2016, 12:49
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Falsi Miti
Replies: 48
Views: 17623

Re: Falsi Miti

So who does everyone is the biggest false myth? Domingo is my number 1.
by Pantenor
10 Jan 2016, 19:35
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Falsi Miti
Replies: 48
Views: 17623

Re: Falsi Miti

Yes. Straight toned singing and uneven.
by Pantenor
10 Jan 2016, 15:50
Forum: Opera Singers
Topic: Falsi Miti
Replies: 48
Views: 17623

Re: Falsi Miti

There was a poster on Grandi-Tenori called Vitaly who argued how much Caruso benefited so much from the invention of the phonograph/gramophone that without it (or perhaps availability of technology for everyone), he wouldn't have been considered all that special at all. The advent of talkie movies w...