“Young soprano Elizabeth Gentner…has a supple, full-bodied voice perhaps better suited for a larger venue, but displayed a confidence and command of comedy unusual in a performer at such an early stage in her career.” ~Kathleen Whalen, Daily Republic Correspondent
A dramatic soprano of the highest caliber, who made, Turandot one of Puccini’s most challenging roles her own. This recording of her In questa reggia is one of my favorites!
A little fun: If you skip to about 3:40, this is one of those adorable and suave things that Placido Domingo does that makes him one of my personal favorites.
The great Dame Eva Turner expounds on the Character that she made her own!