Rosa Ponselle


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Noun1.Rosa Ponselle - United States soprano (1897-1981)
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Listening to artists like Rosa Ponselle, Franco Corelli and Kirsten Flagstad singing pieces like "I get a kick out of you" and "Shenandoah" is a thrill.
Moreover, Met On Demand offers only complete performances thus far, which robs us of the opportunity to experience Kirsten Flagstad's transcendent Met debut in 1935 in the role of Sieglinde, or other partially preserved broadcasts offering such elusive treasures as the Donna Anna and Don Ottavio of Rosa Ponselle and Tito Schipa in Mozart's Don Giovanni, or the beloved Lucrezia Bori's farewell to the Met in Manon.
My teachers were Zita Fumagalli and Rosa Ponselle, pillars of 19th century musical tradition.
A concept album in the best sense, this disc pairs Fleming with sumptuous operatic arias (most from long-forgotten works) that were familiar to legends like Emmy Destinn, Maria Jeritza and Rosa Ponselle.
Its stage has been graced by such legendary figures as Enrico Caruso and Rosa Ponselle.
The mythic subjects of Lincoln's personage-based projects range from the early-twentieth-century opera prodigy Rosa Ponselle to Madame de Pompadour, the gifted mistress of Louis XV.
American classical vocalists who are absent from this publication include Evelyn Lear, Dawn Upshaw, Rosa Ponselle, and Helen Traubel ("essentially an American phenomenon" [Martin Bernheimer, "Traubel, Helen," in Grove Music Online], and the "first American born and entirely American-trained soprano to sing the parts of Isolde and the three Brunnhildes at the Metropolitan Opera" [Current Biography Illustrated]).