…acquired in long nights at the opera, the writing desk and the kitchen counter
The Twelve White Shirts of Christmas (10)
[Elīna Garanča, promotional material for “Revive”, DGG 2016]
On the eleventh Day of Christmas, the White Shirts sent to me:
One Latvian in Leather
And, yes, we are aware that Garanča is happily retiring her trouser roles these days – it may have been mentioned in an interiew or two -, but as long as her reboot into heavy 19th century cis-cast repertory is promoted with photo shoots like this one, including the jacket and swaggerific attitude, I think we can still claim some White Shirt relevance.