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Classicalite's Five Best videos of opera singers who could still belt 'em out into the third age...

Classicalite's Five Best: Oldies Singing Opera! >>

Not over until the fat lady sings? Sometimes she never stops, whether she happens to be fat or not. Or even a lady.

Classicalite's Five Best: Carlo Bergonzi Recordings

Classicalite's Five Best: Carlo Bergonzi Recordings >>

Classicalite contributing editor James Inverne states his case, with videos, for the five best Carlo Bergonzi recordings.

Carlo Bergonzi

The Column: Carlo Bergonzi (1924-2014), Memories of the Master >>

James Inverne remembers Carlo Bergonzi--the tenor who may have been, in some ways, the greatest of them all.

Placido Domingo Remembers Famed Operatic Tenor Carlo Bergonzi and His 32 Years at the Metropolitan Opera

Placido Domingo Remembers Famed Verdi Tenor Carlo Bergonzi's 32 Years at the Metropolitan Opera >>

With the death of Carlo Bergonzi, famed Verdi tenor, earlier this week, many singers have come forward to express both their condolences and stories of his influence on their own voices. One such remembrance comes care of Classicalite favorite Placido Domingo.

Italian Tenor Renato Cioni, One of Maria Callas' Leading Men, Dies at 84 on Elba >>

From an era when Italianate (and indeed, Italian) tenors were in more plentiful supply, Renato Cioni has passed away at the age of 84. He was also one of the last links to the age of Maria Callas, as one of her last Cavaradossis in Puccini's Tosca

Classicalite's Five Best: Tenor Turns in Verdi Recordings >>

It's Verdi year, in case you hadn't noticed from all the people in the opera world rushing around shouting, "It's Verdi year!" Well, I am, but then I'm a die-hard Verdi nut. So. In honor of the big 2013 Verdi anniversary...

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