LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.5

Help for OPERA-L Archives


OPERA-L Archives

OPERA-L Archives


View:

Next Message | Previous Message
Next in Topic | Previous in Topic
Next by Same Author | Previous by Same Author
Chronologically | Most Recent First
Proportional Font | Monospaced Font

Options:

Join or Leave OPERA-L
Reply | Post New Message
Search Archives


Subject: Richard Tucker and La Juive. The RCA excerpts recording
From: Juan Dzazopulos <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:[log in to unmask]
Date:Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:30:04 -0300
Content-Type:text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
Parts/Attachments

text/plain (110 lines)


Dear friends,

Can anybody please inform me if the CD with the originally RCA La 
Juive excerpts (Tucker, Arroyo) is really "finally" on sale?
I have searched at Amazon and other sites and there is no mention  of 
it.

Details will be greatly appreciated.

Juan

---------------






El Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:22:39 -0500
  Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]> escribió:

> Ed Rosen sent the following post to opera-l in Jan, 2005.
> Ed could, at times, be more enthusiastic than might be 
> considered "fair and balanced", but he was a very close
> friend and knew his career backwards, forwards and 
> sideways. This should answer some of the questions that
> have been raised.
> 
> Bob
> 
> On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 00:17:55 EST, Premiere Opera 
><[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
>>Richard Tucker first sang La Juive with The Friends of French Opera 
>>at
>>Carnegie Hall in 1964. This, of course, was in concert form. There 
>>was also a
>>performance given at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
>>
>>He next did Juive in another concert performance in London in June of 
>>1973,
>>which Roger writes about. One performance only, I believe.
>>
>>His first staged Juive was in New Orleans in October of 1973. There 
>>were two
>>performances, and I was lucky enough to be there. He was more than
>>sensational. One of the greatest and most moving operatic experiences 
>>of my life. His
>>co-stars were Marisa Galvany, Rita Shane, and Paul Plishka.
>>
>>Next were the three staged performances of Juive given for Tucker at 
>>the
>>Teatro Liceo in Barcelona just before his death. These were the 
>>finest of all, to
>>judge by the tapes. I was supposed to go and wasn't able to. He sang 
>>one
>>Carmen after the three Juives, at Christmas time, 1974, then came 
>>back to the
>>states. He rehearsed Cav at the Met with Bumbry, a bit of which was 
>>played as part
>>of a tribute to him by Francis Robinson after his death on January 8, 
>>1975. He
>>was due to sing Cav on Jan. 10 at the Met. Earlier that same season 
>>he had
>>done 8 sensational performances of Pagliacci.
>>
>>He left with his friend Robert Merrill for Kalamazoo, Michigan, and 
>>died
>>there.
>>
>>His long time dream of singing La Juive at the Met was finally 
>>approved, and
>>he received the good news just days before his death. Alas, it was 
>>not to be.
>>
>>Ed
>>
>>
>>* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 
>>* * * *
>>For help on commands, files, pictures, etc., visit the homepage:
>>                    http://www.OPERA-L.org
> 
> **********************************************
> OPERA-L on Facebook:
> http://www.facebook.com/groups/25703098721/
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to [log in to unmask]
> containing only the words:  SIGNOFF OPERA-L
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> To stay subscribed but TURN OFF mail, send a message to
> [log in to unmask] containing only the words:  SET OPERA-L 
>NOMAIL
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Modify your settings: 
>http://listserv.bccls.org/archives/opera-l.html
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------

**********************************************
OPERA-L on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/groups/25703098721/
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to [log in to unmask]
containing only the words:  SIGNOFF OPERA-L
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
To stay subscribed but TURN OFF mail, send a message to
[log in to unmask] containing only the words:  SET OPERA-L NOMAIL
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
Modify your settings: http://listserv.bccls.org/archives/opera-l.html
--------------------------------------------------------------------------

Back to: Top of Message | Previous Page | Main OPERA-L Page

Permalink



LISTSERV.BCCLS.ORG

CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager