Julia Hamari, Hungarian Mezzo

Started by Xenophanes, June 15, 2024, 07:19:27 PM

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She made one of the most beautiful recordings I have ever heard, Erbarme mich, from the St. Matthew Passion, a sort of duet with violinist Otto Buechner, conducted by Karl Richter:


Here is an aria from Rossini's La Cenerentola


This is a whole recital from 1979.


I don't know that much about Ms. Hamari's career. She started teaching in Stuttgart in 1989, and she is still living. But I think she is a wonderful singer.

There have been many wonderful singers besides the top international stars. 

Another singer I came across listening to oratorios with Karl Richter is Helen Donath, who had a very long singing career, and also a teaching career. She also is somewhat younger than I am! But that will be another post. Here she is with Ms. Hamari: