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Giacomo Aragall

Despite incapacitating stage nerves along with a tendency to sing under pitch, Spanish tenor Giacomo (given birth to Jaime or, in Catalan, Jaume) Aragall forged a substantial career. (He occasionally utilized an Italian type of his last name, Aragali, aswell.) While his presents were not generally realized with their fullest …

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Kurt Masur

Kurt Masur’s tenure with the brand new York Philharmonic within the 1990s superficially appeared a throwback to the times when American orchestras generally looked towards the Euro continent when naming their conductors. Actually, the session was both uncommon and forward-thinking. Blessed in Brieg, Silesia (in modern-day Poland) in 1927, Masur …

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Karita Mattila

In the 1990s, the Finnish soprano Karita Mattila set up herself among the world’s leading operatic sopranos. Arriving at early attention being a prize-winning vocalist adept on the even more lyric assignments in the repertory, she created the qualities of the dramatic soprano aswell, with a particularly warm and grand …

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Marc Albrecht

Known for his expertise in the operas of Wagner and Richard Strauss, aswell as his deep involvement in contemporary music, Marc Albrecht is certainly a frequent visitor conductor of Europe’s most prestigious orchestras and opera homes. He’s the boy of conductor George Alexander Albrecht, with whom he researched, and previous …

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Waltraud Meier

Though she’s achieved very much acclaim on her behalf Wagnerian assignments — and rightly so, mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier possesses a huge repertory — not forgetting a consummate skill — in Italian, French, as well as Russian opera, from Bizet’s Carmen and Tchaikovsky’s Jeanne d’Arc to Verdi’s Azucena (Il Trovatore) and …

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Leo Nucci

In a day and time even more generously endowed with dramatic Italian baritones, Leo Nucci may have achieved a reputation as a stylish lyric baritone with an uncommonly attractive voice. The dearth of large-voiced performers for the main Verdi baritone personas, however, developed the demand that led Nucci (and his …

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Luigi Alva

Generally in most eras, the heavy Verdi, Puccini, and Wagner singers are in the limelight as well as the smaller-voiced bel canto performers are cast within their shade. This is particularly accurate in the 1950s and ’60s yet Luigi Alva, unlike a lot of, never attempted to go out of …

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Enzo Dara

Enzo Dara is among the main buffo performers of his generation, particularly popular for his Rossini performances, superb vehicles for his comic operating abilities aswell as his musicality. He 1st worked like a journalist before making a decision to explore a performing career, and researched in his indigenous Mantua with …

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Siegfried Jerusalem

Been trained in Essen like a bassoonist, Siegfried Jerusalem researched to become singer and quickly worked well his way through lyric roles into dramatic and, eventually, heroic parts. He grew in to the heaviest Wagner protagonist just like the problem was becoming eager; the lack of viable performers for these …

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Martina Arroyo

Martina Arroyo was among the main American performers who suddenly appeared around the international vocal picture in the 1950s and 1960s. She was also a innovator inside a pioneering era of dark American performers who adopted the exemplory case of Marian Anderson in breaking obstacles around the opera and concert …

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