Captured moments…..

Ljuba Welitsch - Salome

A Salome in motion drenched in emotion. true genius. Ljuba Welitsch

gina cigna norma

Gina Cigna as Norma.

helga dernesh 2

Helga Dernesch mesmerizing.

gweneth Jones salome

Jones as a beguiling Salome.

licia albanese as Violetta
A great artist and dear friend, the incomparable Licia Albanese.

ljuba welitch tosca stupendous
I love this photo of Ljuba Welitsch. Of course the opera takes place on a warm day in Summer in Rome, the look is still amazing!

rysanek kaiserzin
Leonie the great Rysanek.

rysanek kaiserin
Look at that expression. Even BW photo cannot dull the impact.

rysanek marschellin

Look at this sly smile that speaks volumes.

moffo as violetta
A great beauty as Violetta, the very beautiful Anna Moffo.

sutherland traviata
La Stupenda, Joan Sutherland.

swarzkopf marschellin mirror monol.
The Marschellin searches the mirror for her youth, and a measure of truth…. in Strauss exquisite Monologue of the Marschellin from his opera Der Rosenkavelier.

Luciano in fighting form

Luciano in fighting form

muzio as camille

The one and only, the divine claudia, the immensely gifted singing actress, my idol, Claudia Muzio in one of her greatest roles. Violetta of Verdi’s masterpiece, La Traviata.

tt in der rosenkavalier

Tatiana Troyanos, superb in Der Rosenkavlier.

callas old met nroma
Callas as Norma at the Old Met.

Aida pouring her heart out in one of my favorite moments on stage, “O cieli azzurri….” from Aida of Verdi.

tebaldi violetta
The beauty is off the charts, both vocal and physical, the unforgettable Renata Tebaldi as Violetta in Traviata.

~ by aprilemillo on May 30, 2009.

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