Sunday, 25 March 2012

Strauss - Ariadne auf Naxos. Fleming, cond. Thielemann 2012 Baden-Baden

Renee Fleming Shuns Casino, Sings ‘Ariadne’ in German Town - Bloomberg
“At this stage in my career, I don’t have to take any big risks,” Fleming says. “You want to take a calculated risk, not one that leads to people saying ‘yes, but there was that one time when she made that big mistake,’” she laughs. “It’s always a shame when that happens, especially if you’ve gotten by for decades without anything hugely tragic.