Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Opera Wednesday

By Mitchell Hadley

I've written in the past of my admiration both for Birgit Nilsson and Richard Strauss. Here's another two-fer, from the 1972 Met gala for the retiring General Manager, the famed Rudolf Bing. Nilsson sings the famed final scene from Strauss' magnificent Salome. I'm sure you'll agree that the audience's response at the end is justified.

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