From the WQXR Archives : October 2013

The Vocal Scene with George Jellinek: Danceable Opera

Sunday, October 27, 2013

George Jellinek explores various dance forms in operatic song. Hear opera's great voices including Beverly Sills, Bidu Sayao and Placido Domingo in the minuet, polonaise, waltz, gallop, polka and others.

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The Vocal Scene with George Jellinek: How to End an Opera

Sunday, October 20, 2013

George Jellinek explores Giacomo Puccini’s art of concluding an opera with excerpts from Manon Lescaut, La Boheme, Tosca and more. This program originally aired on WQXR in 1984.

The Vocal Scene: The Great Verdi Singers, Part I

Sunday, October 06, 2013

George Jellinek offers an historical survey of the great Verdi singers from the first half of the 20th century, including Francesco Tomagno who was the first Otello.