Ruth Leon recommends… Che Gelida Manina – Met opera video 

Ruth Leon recommends… Che Gelida Manina – Met opera video 

Ruth Leon recommends

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January 29, 2022

Che Gelida Manina – Met opera video 
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I’ve been missing the Met since they ceased their miraculous free daily operas during the early part of the pandemic. Here’s a quick burst of what we’ve been missing – Rodolfo’s Act I aria from Franco Zeffirelli’s production of Puccini’s La Bohème. Ramón Vargas (Rodolfo), Angela Gheorghiu (Mimì) in a clip taken from the 2008 Live in HD transmission.     You can still get as much Met as you want if you pay $14.99 a month for Met Opera on Demand. If you’re an opera lover it’s worth it.

Click here to watch Yoncheva    And, as an extra special treat, in case you thought nobody could actually sing anymore, here is Sonia Yoncheva who is performing live at the Met this weekend in a solo concert. Here is her best aria from her performance in the title role in David McVicar’s 2018 production of Tosca.  For me, her Vissi d’Arte stands up against the best. See what you think.

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  • Sam's Hot Car Lot says:

    Vargas and the Divine Angela in their prime. Sweet.

  • Cantantelirico says:

    The ugliest tenor who ever lived.

    • Diane Valerie says:

      Why don’t you publish your photo along with your real name? I take it from your moniker that you must be in the business. Strangely, I thought singers were judged by their voices …