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Subject: Re: O ma lyre immortelle
From: operalust <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:36:32 -0400

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The opera is being performed by Washington concert opera at lisner  auditorium at George Washington University on November 18th this fall Sunday at 6:00 p.m. starring Kate Lindsey, Addison Marlor and Amina Edris, under the baton of Antony Walker.Sent from my T-Mobile 4G LTE Device
-------- Original message --------From: John Hebel <[log in to unmask]> Date: 7/13/18  2:56 PM  (GMT-05:00) To: [log in to unmask] Subject: O ma lyre immortelle 
Sorry for mis-send.


Currently obsessed with the aria "O ma lyre immortelle" from Sappho by

It seems reminiscent of Gluck, and/or Massenet, and  unlike any other aria
by Gounod, in my opinion.

There are beautiful performances by Verrett, Crespin and Horne, among
others, and I think Verrett is the best of these commercial recordings.

But Anita Rachvelishvili is stupendous on youtube at the Bastille Day

Anyone else love this aria?

Has anyone seen or heard the complete opera?


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