A return to the past in pursuit of progress. An interview to Luca D’Annunzio, by Lic. Kevin Morawicki.
These interviews bring us closer to the artist’s thoughts in 1917, during her first years at the Metropolitan, and in 1928, as she approached the end of the second decade of her career as a world-renowned singer.
It is a great pleasure to introduce our first series of interviews in Reflections on Vocal Art by speaking with Andrés Moreno Mengíbar, doctor in history and professor of geography and history, music critic and author of “Los García, una familia para el canto.”
Kirsten Flagstad (1895 – 1962) was a famous Norwegian soprano, celebrated for the quality of her Wagnerian roles. We transcribed a radio broadcast she gave in 1950 in which she offered advice to young students who wanted to follow her example.
Amelita Galli-Curci: 1963 radio interview Leer en español Amelita Galli-Curci (1882 – 1963) was one of the most eminent and popular coloratura sopranos of the first half of the twentieth century. Encouraged to begin her career as a singer by Pietro Mascagni, she was largely self taught and made her operatic debut in 1906 as […]
Interview with Geraldine Farrar (1882 – 1967), an American soprano who reigned at the Metropolitan Opera of New York during 16 seasons, beginning in 1906, after developing the first part of her career in Europe.
Harriette Brower, known for her interviews with great musicians such as Paderewski, Busoni and von Bülow, dedicated the first interview of her book Vocal Mastery to the legendary Enrico Caruso.