Maria Callas: Ten Heresies (II)

A while back (too long ago for SEO purposes), I posted the first half of a piece about the prima donna assoluta del mondo, Maria Callas. I promised a total of ten heresies about that most famous and so often misunderstood singers. Herewith are the other four. The second Tosca recording is better than the first The received wisdom is that the recording of Tosca that Callas made under the baton of Victor de Sabata in 1953 is one ofRead more