Sutherland: La Stupenda, the non-diva

Researching something else, these turned up. For those wanting to hear top sopranos from other generations, make note of all the names and haste thee to YouTube.

‘I didn’t want to be a diva’
This author agrees with Madame Sutherland’s comments, and has been fortunate to work with like-minded coaches and teachers. They do exist, even in America, but they’re rare and not well-known.

Are these the 20 best sopranos of the recorded era?

Currently listening to Sutherland’s Greatest Hits

Ah! What joy! What clarity! What glorious high E’s!

Here’s the last half of her famous “Mad Scene” on YouTube ~ don’t forget to turn your volume up!