Battle of the Baritones

Am still under the weather, so here are a few videos.

First up, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and BrynTerfel, Battle of the Baritones – kinda dumb, kinda cute – who do you prefer?

That’s not really a very good comparison. Let’s try them separately with the same music – since they mention Ombra mai fu, we’ll try that.

Here’s Dimitri singing the piece in concert

And Bryn – not recording“>in concert, sadly, but a recording.

They’re both wonderful, but I say Bryn is more expressive and has a more relaxed legato! Because he wins, he gets a solo! Here he is, brilliant and funny with Rossini: Miei Rampolli Femminini

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