Sunday, October 23, 2011

Jonas Kaufmann

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann singing "Dein ist mein ganzes Herz" from the operetta Das Land des Lächelns by Franz Lehár.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Sing for your supper

"Sing for you supper" from The Boys from Syracuse sung by Christine Ebersole, Rebecca Luker and Debbie Shapiro Gravitte.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Duet from Manon

Anna Netrebko and Roberto Alagna sing the Act III duet from the opera Manon by Jules Massenet.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Ewa Podles

Polish contralto Ewa Podles singing "Venti turbini" from Handel's opera Rinaldo.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Yma Sumac

Peruvian vocalist Yma Sumac was a popular exponent of a genre of music referred to as exotica in the 1950s. She recorded an extraordinarily wide vocal range of over 4 octaves. This clip is her singing a track entitled "Taki rari." For something even more unusual, listen to "Chuncho" in which she imitates forest animals.

Thursday, October 13, 2011

"Stranger in Paradise" from Kismet

Ruth Ann Swenson and Jerry Hadley singing "Stranger in Paradise" from Kismet.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Jan Peerce

For the eve of Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, the Kol Nidre sung by tenor Jan Peerce.