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Subject: Re: Stimme as Isolde? Meh
From: Ghozel <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Ghozel <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:24:43 -0400
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Oops, it's Nina Stemme of course.

Still meh

> On Oct 25, 2016, at 4:10 PM, Ghozel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> There has been a huge amount of hype around Stimme being the world's current great Wagnerian soprano.
> 
> I saw her in TRISTAN at the MET last night.  She does have a voice that is up to most demands except that it gets overpowered by the orchestra alot.  It turns shrilly near the top.  
> 
> Eaglen, the Isolde of the last production, had a voice that dominated the orchestra and that made the experience more scintillating.
> 
> Worse with Stimme is that her timbre stands among the most generic--i would never be able to pick her voice out of a lineup.
> 
> The new production is pretty dreary, with gray being the main color.  The story was told very clearly but I have no need to watch this production again.

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