Angela Meade’s mighty Queen Semiramide, Elizabeth DeShong’s sterling Arsace, Javier Camarena’s dashing Idreno, and Ildar Abdrazakov’s handsome Assur lead a cast of all-star bel canto singers. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
How do these charismatic, elegant, fabulous, and fine gentlemen fare, in the form of basso cantante, Ildar Abdrazakov, and full lyric tenor, Rolando Villazon, in their duets and solo arias? Find out in this review and have a most prosperous Thanksgiving.
Herr Jonas Kaufmann strikes again as the Infante prince, Don Carlos. This time he’s joined by two gorgeous leading ladies who rose to the challenge to sing the grand roles of Eboli and Elisabeth, portrayed respectively by the smoky-toned and sensual Elina Garanca and the youthful and versatile Sonya Yoncheva. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
From kings to villains to fun characters, this fine bass can embody each of them with great, seductive charm and alluring charisma. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
My Throwback Thursday opera review with a very phenomenal production and very fine singing from Borodin’s most famous opera, Prince Igor, from the Met Live in HD.