MY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION IS MORE OPERAS
Guess who’s planning on recording a French disc? That’s right. This beautiful teddy bear.
Frederica von Stade as Penelope and Thomas Hampson as Ulisse in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria. San Francisco Opera, 1990.
NO NO NO NO NO.
This is just too much, y’all.
OMG GUYS SIMON SANG CAPRICCIO WITH KIRI. IT HAPPENED. IT REALLY DID. I MIGHT BE CRYING A LITTLE.
Kiri Te Kanawa as The Marschallin. San Francisco Opera, 1985.
Thomas Hampson and Elizabeth Bishop in The Dangerous Liaisons. 1994 perf at SF Opera.
I tweeted this to Betsey and she said “Lol! That was my SFO debut….and that’s the clean part of the scene. ;)”
Can we please just imagine.
PICTURES. 25 OF THEM.