Tag Archives: George Frideric Handel

What I’ve Been Singing This Week: Summertime (Gershwin)


I did manage to slip in a singing lesson this week, in between trips to the boatyard to scrub decks and strip paint.  This is the great Renee Fleming. Her voice reminds me of honey. And I’ve had it from … Continue reading

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What I’ve been singing this week: Lascia Ch’io Pianga (Handel)


One of my favourite Handel arias. Agonised. Suits my personality. Check out also the interpretation by Breton counter-tenor Philippe Jaroussky and the bizarre but wonderful version by the late Klaus Nomi. I’ve also been singing Josh Groban’s You Raise Me … Continue reading

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