NEW YORK KURT WEILL FOUNDATION – News Letter, Vol. 23, n. 1 (Stephen Hastings) – K. Weill: Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny
Jenny and her friends were young and genuinely attractive: in this case (appropriately enough) Mediterranean beauty oozing sensuality. Jenny herself was played by Valentina Valente, the first Italian soprano to sing the role of Lulu in the original language. Her command of the German text was equally impressive on this occasion, her physique was ideal and her singing consistently musical and often touching.