Sunday, February 28, 2010

Danielle de Niese - A Great Mozart Soprano

Her Susanna in Lyric Opera's Marriage of Figaro this year was superbly Mozartian: comic, lyrical, sly, humane. Her glory in the role won the day. Mozart's women, like Shakespeare's, are often strong and noble; but Susanna is the great synthesis of humor and strength: two virtues I often lack more than any others.

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