Levine and Horne Talk Great Voices

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Saturday, May 18, 2013

James Levine with the Boston Symphony Orchestra James Levine with the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Michael Lutch)

In advance of his comeback concert on Sunday at Carnegie Hall, conductor James Levine talks about trends in singing voices, including the current crop of tenors, the Italian style of singing, and past legends like Luciano Pavarotti and Renata Tebaldi.

Plus: Horne reflects on some of her favorite Wagner singers, including American James King, Ramón Vinay and John Vickers. And Wagner's "Immolation Scene" as you may never have heard it before.

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