Tag Archives: puccini

A Butterfly with Longevity

I’ve written a few translations for operas, and one of the lyrics I am most proud of is in Alfred’s drinking song, from Johann Strauss, Jr.’s Die Fledermaus. Love is like a butterfly, Lasts at most but half a year. … Continue reading

Posted in The Singing Profession, Vocal Health | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Spare me the Bambinos singing “O mio babbino caro”!

… arias in the mouths of babes usually end up sounding like caterwauling. Chances are, you will simply end up showing us what you CAN’T do. Continue reading

Posted in Teaching Voice | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment