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  1. Opera
    If you like operetta, and I know quite a few of you do, do listen to this wonderful concert from the Hollywod Bowl in 1963, Willi Boskowsky conducts the LA Philharmonic and Schwarzkopf is in fabulous voice. Caught live and on the wing, she brilliantly refutes any suggestion that she was...
  2. Opera
    Title says it all folks! Now I love a good opera, the emotional satisfaction after experiencing a good performance of a good work is hard to beat :) However I do love a good catchy operetta, something about the lively melodies, sparkling waltzes and hummable vocal lines. Now I have a modest...
  3. Opera
    The Abbots Langley Gilbert and Sullivan Society are looking for 2 gentlemen to play the lead roles of Marco and Giuseppe in their production of The Gondoliers. The show is on at the Watford Palace Theatre from the 5th-8th July and rehearsals are in Abbots Langley Monday 7.45 - 10pm (Chorus) and...
  4. Opera
    I have an option to go to Mikado (live), but I try to view it on youtube before, and I am a bit confused. I like the speaking part (as a comedy), but the music is so and so, at least for my taste. What I mean it is more close to a musical than an opera. At least Wikipedia says it's an opera...
  5. Blog
    It was a day for "light"... melody-laden opera/operettas: Richard Tauber was a singer of incredible natural fluidity... perfectly suited for Viennese operettas... which is what he was most known for. I have the marvelous Dutton recording of his songs/arias from Lehár. This disc featured less...
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