Ruth Ann Swenson gets warm reception in 'Giulio Cesare' at Metropolitan Opera
“It's so stressful to get up onstage and realize that the top guy doesn't like you, and there's nothing I can do about it.”
NEW YORK: Criticizing management has its rewards. Ruth Ann Swenson received rapturous applause at the Metropolitan Opera on Friday night following her performance as Cleopatra in a revival of Handel's "Giulio ... via International Herald TribuneFull Story
#1 Apr 10, 2007
I have been an ardent fan of Ruth Ann Swenson since I first heard her Positively Golden CD in 1997. I have all of her recordings and I have heard all of her Saturday afternoon and Sirius broadcasts and have traveled to NYC from Michigan to hear her in person on several occasions. The absolute purity of her voice combined with her fantastic musicianship puts her at the top of my list of favorite Met singers - past and present.
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