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: Arena Flegrea (was Old fashioned prompters)
From: Russ Geschke <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Russ Geschke <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 17 May 2018 18:35:17 -0500
Content-Type:text/plain
Parts/Attachments:
Parts/Attachments

text/plain (118 lines)


Guelfi sang Macbeth with Bumbry in 1969 at Lyric Opera/Chicago.  To my best 
recollection, they were both wonderful.  He may have made other appearances 
with Lyric too, the Macbeth is just something I remember well.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Rideout" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: Arena Flegrea (was Old fashioned prompters)


> 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.
>> >
>> > **********************************************
>> > 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