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MasterClass Monday: Celebrating The Musical Legacy Of Three Singers Who Left Us All Too Soon During This Past Week: Part Two: Russian Operatic Baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Look at that face. How charismatic is this talented man? This face could have graced the pages of fashion magazines or illuminated the silver screen through a career in the movies.. But, sometimes, how one looks pales in comparison to how one sounds. And for Russian Operatic Superstar Dimitri Hvorostovsky, this statement became all too […]

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A MasterClass Performance: Cecilia Bartoli Gives a Jaw-Dropping Performance Of “Non Piu Mesto” From La Cenerentola By Rossini

   I don’t know how many of you are classical music buffs but, at any rate, I thought I would give this video a try and see if I have – at the very least – a handful of classical appreciation readers on board here in the MCL Community.  Cecilia Bartoli is my favourite classical singer. […]

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The Nessun Dorma Sing-Off: A Vocal Masterclass Review

So many singers have attempted to sing the legendary Puccini aria, Nessun Dorma, from the opera, Turandot and so many have failed to master the subtle nuances and the refined control it takes to correctly perform this song. Considered to be one- if not the most difficult song- to master, it always amazes me that […]

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