René Kollo, in Tannhäuser (1972)

Libretto: Richard Wagner Music: Richard Wagner World premiere: Court Opera, Dresden, 1845Premiere of revised version: Opéra, Paris, 1861René Kollo — Tannhäuser Helga Dernesch — ElisabethWolfgang Brendel — WolframChrista Ludwig — VenusGeorg SoltiVienna Philharmonic Join us, listening at 8:40pm EST, at the Opera, Blood and Tears Club, on Clubhouse. Started: 8:45 / Duration: 3:07 ACT I… Continue reading René Kollo, in Tannhäuser (1972)

Happy Birthday, Björk! 1965

Born on November 21, 1965, in Reykjavik, Iceland, Björk founded the band the Sugarcubes in 1986 before striking out on her own to a hugely successful solo career in 1993. She is known for such albums as Debut, Post, Vespertine, Medülla, Volta and Biophilia, and for songs like "I've Seen It All", "Human Behaviour" and… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Björk! 1965