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New favourite mezzo soprano

I’ve been mainlining Shakespeare-themed operas all weekend, and have had the Chanson de Stéphano from Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette in the brain all evening.  I figured I’d find a proper version to listen to, and found this one, which is…

Friday Fun: Rude Mozart

… because even I have certain qualms about putting rude words in German into the title of my page. I have a rather wonderful picture book called Faithfully Mozart (currently buried behind stacks of boxes), which is more or less his…