Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Licia Albanese Dies
I hope I’m not the kiss of death for elderly opera stars. I wrote about the great tenor Carlo Bergonzi recently on his 90th birthday…and he died! I interviewed the wonderful sopranos Licia Albanese in 2007-and last week she died!
OK, Signor Bergonzi was 90 and had been ailing. Madame Albanese was 105! Seriously!
Here she is in 1985-still quite young, in a concert performance of Sondheim’s Follies with the New York Philharmonic.
Here she is in signature opera, Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
And finally, a tribute to a great lady and a great artist:
Here’s a link to my 2007 interview with the lady.
You bet I fell in love with her. You would have, too!