WWS July

Heather Lockard-Wheeler & NZ Sauvignon Blancs

In July we welcome Heather Lockard-Wheeler, the final member of our core group of the Wine, Women, & Song podcast; learn why New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs are like rediscovering your first time; and hear what might be our first ‘name singer’ in the ‘On the Way to the Dump’ segment.

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This month’s Music Selections were:

‘Singet night in Trauertönen’, op. 98a, no. 7 – from Goethe Lieder by Robert Schumann

Dawn Upshaw, soprano

Richard Goode, Piano

‘Ah! non credea mirarti’ from La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini

Adelina Patti (1843-1919), soprano

Recorded in 1906 at her home.

‘Dove sono I bei momenti’ from Le Nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Mozart (1992 Recording)

Kiri Te Kanawa, Soprano

James Levine, Conductor

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

‘Malurous Qu’o Uno Fenno’  from Songs Of The Auvergne by Marie-Joseph Canteloube (1995 Recording)

Kiri Te Kanawa, Soprano

Jeffrey Tate, Conductor

English Chamber Orchestra

On the Way to the Dump:

‘Temerari…Come scoglio’ – soprano unknown

Cosi fan tutte by Wolfgang Mozart

November 22, 1982

Play Out – My Baby Just Cares for Me, by Nina Simone

This month we tasted 3 wines – all New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs.

Wine Selections:

90+ Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2014