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Archive for October 28, 2013

Grapentine and the Three B*ars

Sherrill Milnes

…BARITONES, that is.

Giuseppe Verdi came on like Vesuvius, leveling tired formulas beneath a new soundscape; forever altering the vocal profession. By the close of Verdi’s incredible fifty-three-year output, singers were born to be specialists; with the quality of the voice (in addition to register) dictating repertoire.

On Tuesday morning (9:00 AM), Carl Grapentine brings you three legendary baritones

Joseph Genualdi on Live from UIC

violinist Joseph Genualdi, photo by James Allison

A WFMT perennial favorite, Joseph Genualdi gives a recital at University of Illinois at Chicago. It’s part of the free “Tuesdays-at-One” concerts presented in the recital hall at the Performing more…