Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Sergio A. Mims: Video of Complete Performance of Henry Purcell's 'The Indian Queen' with Julia Bullock in Title Role

Julia Bullock

Julia Bullock in The Indian Queen

Sergio A. Mims writes:

Believe it or not I came across this by coincidence but here is a video of a complete performance of Peter Sellars production of Henry Purcell's The Indian Queen [3:14:16] from this past November at Teatro Real in Madrid with Julia Bullock singing the title role:


Comments by email:
1) The number and treasure of excellent soprano singers of African descent is truly astonishing when considering the historical limitations. Please see http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/soprano-julia-bullock-gave-performance-that-was-both-beautiful-and-meaningful/2014/03/03/df265f82-a312-11e3-a5fa-55f0c77bf39c_story.html.
John  [John Malveaux]

2) Thanks for sharing this treasure and my first awareness of Julia Bullock. [John Malveaux]

3) Composer Anthony Davis shared this announcement in Facebook http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/03/17/julia-bullock-wins-15000-naumburg-prize/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0  John Malveaux

4) http://www.naumburg.org/index.php  [John Malveaux]

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