Known to the world for her charmingly waif-like figure and sweet countenance, Miss Aida Garifullina takes on one of Verdi’s purest heroines, which has become one of her all-time signature roles. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
Francesco Demuro. An Italian tenor known for his dashingly sweet looks steps up to the plate to take on the challenging role of Lord Arturo Talbo. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.
How did these two pairs of Italianate singers, the delicately charming lyric tenor Francesco Demuro as Rodolfo and the gorgeously alluring lyric soprano Mariangela Sicilia as Mimí, plus the robust, charismatic, virile and bold dramatic baritone Nicola Alaimo as Marcello and the excitingly magical lyric coloratura soprano Hasmik Torosyan as Musetta, fare as the iconic pairs of lovers in this Puccini magnum opus? Find out in this review and let me know your opinions as well.
This was Maestro Dmitri Hvorostovsky’s final hurrah in the recording studio as the iconic hunchbacked jester, Rigoletto. Accompanying him on one of his final journeys were some absolutely astounding superstars who made this particular ride a fulfilling one. Enjoy the review and let me know your opinions as well.