(video provided, once more, by Gudrun74)
Since we recently talked about this JDD signature aria, let me just add the visual proof that Joyce DiDonato also knows how to rock The White Shirt.
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[Vesselina Kasarova as Ruggiero in Christof Loy’s Hamburg/Munich production of Handel’s “Alcina”. Screenshot, as well as the following, from the six-part Deutsche Welle documentary on Kasarova, aired in 2008]
In light of recent mezzolover plans to grace this summer’s festivities around Santiago, Edinburgh and Zürich, here’s some inspiration for the suggested “White Shirt” dress code (and some other suitable dyke wear), all modeled by La Kasarova herself.
Although we’ll most likely recognize each other by the swooning and drooling measured and well-mannered displays of appreciation, there can never be too many white shirts. – Or leather jackets. Or black shirts. Especially on a mezzo!
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Today in our section on “smart sopranos who rock 20th century repertory wearing genderbending costumes in otherwise thoroughly depressing Alban Berg operas”: Christine Schäfer as Lulu in the 1996 Glyndebourne production staged by Graham Vick.
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