A Salome in motion drenched in emotion. true genius. Ljuba Welitsch
Gina Cigna as Norma.
Helga Dernesch mesmerizing.
Jones as a beguiling Salome.
A great artist and dear friend, the incomparable Licia Albanese.
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!
Leonie the great Rysanek.
Look at that expression. Even BW photo cannot dull the impact.
Look at this sly smile that speaks volumes.
A great beauty as Violetta, the very beautiful Anna Moffo.
La Stupenda, Joan Sutherland.
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
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.
Tatiana Troyanos, superb in Der Rosenkavlier.
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.
The beauty is off the charts, both vocal and physical, the unforgettable Renata Tebaldi as Violetta in Traviata.