Friday, 17 May 2013
I'll never know what made it so exciting
The magnificent Birgit Nilsson was an opera diva completely unafraid of dressing up for a role.
And what a voice! Here she is in one of her trademark roles, Turandot by Puccini - In questa reggia:
As Brunnhilde in Wagner's Gotterdammerung (Immolation Scene):
And in complete contrast, I Could Have Danced All Night from My Fair Lady:
Birgit Nilssen (17th May 1918 – 25th December 2005)