Mario Del Monaco concert (1969)

1969 concert of the legendary Italian tenor Mario Del Monaco. Recorded on March 8, 1969. An amazing performance by Del Monaco singing heavy operatic repertoire at the age of 54.

Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro (With Puppets)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” (The Marriage of Figaro) with puppets, performed by the Salzburg Marionette Theatre and the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini. Narrated by Sir Peter Ustinov.

Victoria de los Ángeles sings “Una voce poco fa” (The Barber of Seville)

Spanish operatic lyric coloratura soprano Victoria de los Ángeles sings “Una voce poco fa” (English: A voice a little while ago) of Gioachino Rossini’s opera buffa in two acts, “Il barbiere di Siviglia” (The Barber of Seville). From the BBC Telecast in 1962. Special thanks to Gladys Abulafia Alhanati who made me discover that great …

Maria Callas sings Una voce poco fa (Rossini), Hamburg, 1959

Maria Callas sings Una voce poco fa, Rosina’s aria from Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), an opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini with an Italian libretto by Cesare Sterbini. Hamburg, 1959.

John Rawnsley sings Largo al factotum (Il barbiere di Siviglia)

One of the best versions of Gioachino Rossini’s “Largo al factotum” from “The Barber of Seville”. Sung by the British baritone, actor, and opera singer John Rawnsley. “Largo al factotum” (Make way for the factotum) is an aria from The Barber of Seville (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) by Gioachino Rossini, sung at the first entrance …