Not CARMEN Miranda, but Bizet and me.

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OperaLover215 hr agoLiked by Opera Daily
Welcomed Bizet’s “Habanera” today. I now know this is the leeve. 🎶🎵 1Reply
Daniel P Quinn5 hr ago

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You honor the memory (by chance or intention) of George Jellinek on The Vocal Scene who was an encyclopedia about hundreds of great singers and his erudite program on WQXR in the 1970-80’s. THANK YOU too. 2ReplyDelete
Daniel P Quinn7 hr ago

Liked by Opera DailyCARMEN is brilliant musically but the libretto, not so much. We sang CARMEN in a vapid English translation in high school. The Met version by Leonard Bernstein w Marilyn Horne was rough and ready. Callas brilliant but Bizet died before it premiered. De Los Angeles very late in her career sang CARMEN at City Opera that got scathing reviews. CARMEN still thrives, 2ReplyDelete

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