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Subject: Re: Maria Callas Remembered
From: Michael Lane <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Michael Lane <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:13:07 -0500
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Saw her concert at Carnegie in 1974. She was not on good form, came out and
apologized as Sol Hurok had passed away and she was shaken by the
impresario's sudden death...but when she delivered, "O mio babbino caro" I
understood what it was all about....

On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 8:51 AM, tom ponti <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Interestingly, the other day I did something I don't often do, watched and
> listened a lot of Maria Callas live recordings on You Tube. Her voice was
> never one of my very favorites, but I always found her fascinating to
> listen to. I only saw her once, her Met Tosca return in 65 which was good,
> though more exciting to see. Yesterday, I saw her Tosca second act from
> Covent Garden in 64, which was vocally better than her later Met
> performance and even more exciting to see up close. I was in the Family
> Circle standing room, for which I paid $50 the day of the Met performance,
> about thirty minutes before the performance. That was a good deal of money
> for an Army Private, at that time. It was worth every penny and the seven
> hours I spent outside the Met, hoping to by a ticked from someone. That,
> indeed, was a lucky day!
>
>
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