Sunday, October 18, 2009

Walter Berry--First posted May 25, 2009

Leporello's catalogue aria, auf Deutsch!, at the opening of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. I've featured other clips from this 1961 performance below.

And Don Pizarro's aria from Fidelio:

Walter Berry was a remarkably versatile bass-baritone (yes, I'm featuring a bass!) with a very long career. I'll spare you the cut-and-paste Wikipedia bio-blurb, but this link has a blurb (that surely began life in some other language) and some interesting pictures.

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