Two Sleepwalkers

December 16, 2017, 4:30 pm

“Out, out damned spot” sings Leontyne Price as Lady Macbeth as she sleepwalks with blood on her hands. Maria Callas as Amina in La Sonnambula awakes from her nocturnal rambling to find that love conquers all.

Music

 Verdi: Macbeth “Una Macchia e qui Tuttora”
Leontyne Price with Corinna Vozza and Robert Hage with the RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra Conducted by Francesco Molinari‐Pradelli
Recorded in Rome in 1967
RCA VICTOR 09026‐61236‐2

Bellini: La Sonnambula “Ah! Non Credea Mirarti . . Ah! Non Giunge”
Maria Callas with the Orchestra of La Scala, Milan
Conducted by Tullio Serafin
Recorded in Milanin 1955
5 66457 2

  • Margaret Laing

    Thank you for a great idea for the week of the composer’s birthday.