Tag Archives: The Metropolitan Opera

FUNKALICIOUS 200!! THE BREAKDOWN OF HANDKERCHIEF HEADS

FUNKALICIOUS 200!! THE BREAKDOWN OF HANDKERCHIEF HEADS

Some television shows celebrate their 200th episode.  Generally T-V programs will review and/ or reflect on shows past, when celebrating the 200th show.  That’s very appropriate for television, and I suppose I could touch on a few of my favorite blogs over the past five years, but I believe speaking on public figures that are anti-FUNK or just plain FUNKED UP may be more intriguing.

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Sistas Who Rocked The Met Vol. 2

Sistas Who Rocked The Met Vol. 2

Leontyne Price, a lyric soprano, is one of the world´s leading lyric sopranos. Her career in concerts and opera has brought her the praise of public and critics alike.

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Sistas Who Rocked The Met Vol. 1

Sistas Who Rocked The Met Vol. 1

An internationally acclaimed opera and concert singer, Mattiwilda Dobbs has a voice often compared to the clear and resonant sound of a bell and she is known for warm, intimate performances. Only two Blacks sang at the Metropolitan Opera before her, and, appearing in Rigoletto in 1956, she was the first Black to perform a romantic lead on that stage.

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