Curved Air presents:

Dame Joan Sutherland was an Australian coloratura soprano who specialized in the bel canto operatic repertoire. Today we listen to scenes and arias from Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Bellini’s Norma, and Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffmann and more. Click here for NPR’s 2010 tribute.

From The Charlie Rose Show in 1998:

From The Dinah Shore Show in 1963, with Ella Fitzgerald:

    Curved Air    October 24th, 2023

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Curved Air presents:

Today we hear highlights from Verdi’s 1871 grand opera ‘Aida’…also arias and songs by Puccini, Bellini, with performances by Anna Moffo, Anna Netrebko, and Rosa Ponselle.

[Illustration of Verdi By Théobald Chartran – Vanity Fair, 15 February 1879. Photo of Leontyne Price By John Mathew Smith & from Laurel Maryland, USA – LEOTYNE PRICE, CC BY-SA 2.0,]


Leontyne Price’s final opera performance, from The Met in 1985:

    Curved Air    October 10th, 2023

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[Above: Rosa Ponselle in 1919; Below: Bidu Sayão as Manon]

[Below: Anna Moffo in 1962]

    Curved Air    March 14th, 2023

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