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Subject: Re: Arena Flegrea (was Old fashioned prompters)
From: Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 17 May 2018 10:37:43 -0400
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Yes, in 1970 he sang at the Met, 2 performances - Scarpia, and
Rance the evening of Renata Tebaldi's first "Fanciulla".

Bob

On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 10:27 tom ponti <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On You Tube there is the Santuzza-Alfio duet with Guelfi and Simionato, in
> which both are fabulous! He is also the Alfio  with Cossotto on the Von K
> recording and DVD. Did he ever perform at the Met or in the US?
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Discussion of opera and related issues <[log in to unmask]>
> on behalf of Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:39 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [OPERA-L] Arena Flegrea (was Old fashioned prompters)
>
> Yes, it was an outdoor arena that featured many legendary evenings,
> including a well known Aida with Anita Cerquetti. I believe that
> the Amonasro duet with Gian Giacomo Guelfi is on Youtube. His
> ovation is among the most memorable I've ever heard, and though
> he was not a refined vicalist, he was immensely exciting. That audience
> certainly thought so!
>
> So was she!
>
> Bob
>
> On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 09:23 R Stuart <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > That Tebaldi Butterfly is usually listed as being performed at Campi
> > flegrei
> > (the mythological opening to the underworld, i.e. Hell Mouth) - was this
> > an
> > outdoor theater?
> >
> > Regardless of the interjections of the prompter, the performance is
> > amazing.
> > A continuous flow of overwhelming rich soprano singing that is unique in
> > my
> > experience.
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