Day 51: Hmmm. I Liked This Because…?

HaydnCD51Wow. What a difference a day makes.

Or, should I say, “What a difference an Act makes?”

For some reason, I like Acts II and III of La Vera Costanza less than Act I.

I have no idea why.

It’s the same cast and musicians:

Rosina: Ingrid Kappelle soprano
Baroness: Ellen van Haaren soprano
Lisetta: Maja Roodveldt soprano
Count: Albert Bonnema tenor
Masino: Frank Fritschy tenor
Ernesto: Rein Kolpa tenor
Villotto: Julian Hartman bass
Catharijne Consort violin?
Frank van Koten

And the same performance.

Maybe it’s because the music is less Continue reading