Sunday, October 18, 2009

Martina Arroyo--First posted June 14, 2009

I give you the amazing Martina Arroyo, singing the Libera me from Mr Verdi's Requiem:

It is quite unfortunate that Ms. Arroyo is not higher on the list of mid-20th century singers, because, well, listen to this (unfortunately truncated before it's over). And this. And this. Oh, and this especially [n.b. this is no longer online]!

Here is her bio on Wikipedia. Here is her own web site. I'm happy to report she is alive and kicking, and has created an educational foundation for helping young singers prepare for a career.

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