Meetings onstage – Lauri-Volpi
By that time I had already had occasion to perform in Monte Carlo, that’s why I was more excited by the great names of my future stage partners, than by that adventurous climate of the city. Talking about my excitement relative to my partners, first of all it concerned Giacomo Lauri-Volpi. People told about him a number of curious and piquant stories, but at the same time they bowed before this singer’s mastery and his legendary E of the third octave – a note, which even a coloratura singer dreams about, not to mention a tenor!"

 

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