Beverly Sills first recording of any material from her iconic role as Elisabetta in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux. Recorded in Vienna- 1968-69.
As much as Beverly Sills didn’t think Puccini suited her voice, This is one of the most beautiful versions of O Mio Babbino Caro I’ve heard. Super rare as well, this is the only recording of Sills singing it. New York City Opera, 1967.
She wants to hear them shouting “Viva to the Diva”…
Beverly Sills brings Queen Elizabeth I back to life and blows the roof off of Whitehall Palace. The first act aria from Sills’, 1969 Studio Recording of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux.
Beverly Sills, The Music of Victor Herbert.
Beverly Sills, Roberto Devereux.