- Ladies and Gentlemen: Miss Renee Fleming
Soprano Renee Fleming is one of the best known and admired singers today.
This DVD gives us an opportunity to learn more about her background, her early years, and her training.
Other world-class artists featured in this fascinating personal portrait include: Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, Sir Peter Hall, Daniel Barenboim, Valery Gergiev, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Katarina Witt, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky.
Share an intimate visit with Renée Fleming behind the scenes, at home and on stage as she rehearses and performs in Verdi’s Othello and Requiem, and sings selections by Strauss, Mozart, Korngold, Rachmaninoff and Bernstein (West Side Story.)
Here is Renee Fleming singing the third of Richard Strauss’ ‘Vier letzte lieder‘ (Four last songs):
Is this not wonderful?
And next, here is Renee Fleming as the Countess, singing “Dove sono” from Mozart’s “Nozze di Figaro”:
The voice and Mozart’s music say it all…
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