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: Re: Are Americans losing their interest in Opera?
From: Donald Levine <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Donald Levine <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 3 Jun 2017 17:32:12 -0700
Content-Type:text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
Parts/Attachments

text/plain (113 lines)


Rosa Ponselle sang at some of his rally's also.  She was a friend and
admirer.

Donald

On Sat, Jun 3, 2017 at 4:04 PM, John Irving <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Believe Eisenhower had Melchior and Pons at some White House events.
>
>       John
>
> Sent from my iPad
>
> > On Jun 3, 2017, at 12:29 PM, Les Mitnick <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > Ronald and Nancy Reagan were known to be opera lovers and they made it a
> habit of inviting world renowned opera stars to sing at the White House.
> Richard and Pat Nixon were highly partial to Birgit Nilsson and Beverly
> Sills, both of whom sang at the White House. Also Leontyne Price.
> > George W. Bush only knew about "Grand Ol'Opry".  Neither Bush or Obama
> had any opera singers perform at the White House.  The Clintons, in
> addition to having Denise Graves, also had Placido Domingo sing at the
> White House. Trump?  I highly doubt it!
> >> On June 3, 2017 at 6:02 AM Wendell Eatherly <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>> On Fri, 2 Jun 2017 22:20:09 -0400, Jim Burdett <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> US Presidents used to have opera singers perform at events n the White
> House or on the
> >> Capitol grounds.  I do not recall anything operatic in the last several
> administrations.  I
> >> thought perhaps a Democratic administration  would  have some opera
> events but nothing to
> >> my recollection under Obama.  Not from the blue blood GW Bush either.
> I did a search on
> >> Obama Opera and all I got was Oprah.
> >>>
> >> I found this list, "Classical Music and Musicians at the White House,
> By Presidential
> >> Administration" at the WFMT website. It just confirms what Mr. Burdett
> wrote. It looks like
> >> you have to go back to Clinton, who had Denyce Graves. Reagan, for all
> his other faults, had
> >> Beverly Sills, Frederica von Stade, Anna Moffo, Montserrat Caballe,
> Grace Bumbry, Jessye
> >> Norman, and Marilyn Horne, just limiting it to opera singers.
> >>
> >> https://tinyurl.com/y8saf3n8
> >>
> >> **********************************************
> >> 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
> > ------------------------------------------------------------
> --------------
> **********************************************
> 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