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The Official Podcast Page of Wagneroperas.com

May 7, 2006

For many years, Italian was a second language to Wagner's operas, as scores of Italian singers performed the composer's music in their native tongue. Based on his Italian performances, tenor Giuseppe Borgatti became the first Italian heldentenor to be invited to perform at Bayreuth. Although, after the war, most Italian opera houses presented Wagner in German, great post-war artists such as Mario Del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi, and Maria Callas became the last generation to sing Wagner's music in Italian.


Vincent Vargas
over eleven years ago

Heitor,

Thanks for visiting! A new podcast will be published very soon.

ANDREW WALKER
over eleven years ago

Superb singing i wish there was more about in the context you are portraing

Heitor Gonçalves
over eleven years ago

I love Callas in Parsifal , great Kundry !!!

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