Sunday, February 24, 2008
Shock and Awe
It is more fun to watch ARTS without seeing the credits at the start and then trying to guess what you are seeing. So who is this woman in the medieval hood singing "Sei mir gegruesst" from Tannhaeuser? I was completely mystified until I caught a glimpse of the famous gap teeth. Ach! So the rumor is true: Victoria de los Angeles did sing Wagner. The style isn't exactly right--there's just a tad too much sliding. She doesn't boom it out like Deborah Voigt, so I guess there is no cause for concern. But why?