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Subject: Re: Met Broadcasts We Wish We Had
From: donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:donald kane <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sun, 10 Sep 2017 10:28:12 -0400
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Yes!  FRAU would be my first choice too, followed by the release of
SALOME with Karita Mattila in her initial performance of the role
at the Met, which was taped but has never been shown.

dtmk

On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 9:28 AM, Rich Lowenthal <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> What  I would love above all is an HD broadcast of Die Frau ohne
> Schatten--I can't imagine why it has never been preserved, especially given
> that both Met productions have been among their most spectacular. I don't
> know whether it's programming stupidity, an issue of rights or some sort of
> anti-Strauss conspiracy.
>
> If I had that, I wouldn't even be that picky about the cast--all the
> performances of that opera are special in some way.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Discussion of opera and related issues [mailto:[log in to unmask]
> BCCLS.ORG] On Behalf Of gordon young
> Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2017 8:32 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Met Broadcasts We Wish We Had
>
> Kurt mentions the Chicago Thais with Price. It was the first, well second
> professional opera I saw and I will never forget it. She was beautiful and
> the mirror aria was mesmerizing. She was dressed in the most beautiful
> yellow gown that worked beautifully with her complexion. I was so enamored
> of Price that the rest of the cast meant nothing to me. By the way the
> first professional opera i saw was The Medium with Marie Powers.
> Gordon
>
> On Sat, Sep 9, 2017 at 5:25 PM, ANGELO MAMMANO <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > The LOC Callas Butterfly had Eunice Alberts as Suzuki.  She sang
> > certainly hundreds
> >
> > of performances in Boston in opera and concert.  One of the ones that
> > I will always
> >
> > remember is her "Erbame dich"  from the St. Mathew Passion with the
> > Handel and
> >
> > Haydn Society.  A very moving rendition.  When asked by a friend of
> > mine if she had
> >
> > been  able to spend any time  with Callas alone during rehearsals, she
> > answered in
> >
> > the negative.  Her husband always hurried her away as soon as the
> > rehearsals ended.
> >
> >
> > Angelo from  Boston
> >
> >
>
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