A Touch of Opera on The Third Floor: #251


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Sun, 05/17/2020 - 8:00am to 11:00am
Famous and stirring Wagner, along with one of the beautiful duets from Delibes, an overture from a Verdi opera, and a song from Beethoven -- not from an opera -- but performed by one of the great operatic voices of the last 50 years.

TTF Program 251

May 17, 2020

Hour One

Parry:  I Was Glad (St. Paul’s Cathedral Choir, dir. Andrew Carwood) 7:20

Brahms:  Six Songs for clarinet and piano (Martin Frost, clarinet; Roland Pontinen, piano) 15:25

Beethoven:  Dimmi, ben mio from Hoffnung, op. 82 #1 (Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo; Andras Schiff, piano) 2:04

Beethoven:  Symphony #8 (Berlin Philharmonic, dir. Herbert Von Karajan) 24:32

Chabrier:  Joyeuse Marche (Orchestre National de France, dir. Armin Jordan) 4:00

Hour Two  

Landini:  Non ara ma pieta (Anonymous 4) 4:17

Wagner: The Ride of the Valkyries and Schützt mich und helft in höchster (Birgit Nilsson, soprano; Vienna Philharmonic, dir. Georg Solti) 11:45

Glazunov:  Coronation Cantata (Olga Lutsiv-Ternovskaya, soprano; Ludmila Kuznetsova, mezzo; Vsevolod Grivnov, tenor; Dmitri Stepanovich, bass; Russian State Symphonic Cappella; Russian State Symphony Orchestra, dir. Valery Polyansky) 26:20

Mozart:  Serenade in D ‘serenata notturna’ (Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, dir. Sir Neville Marriner) 12:30

Hour Three

Delibes:  Flower Duet (Joan Sutherland, Jane Berbie, sopranos; L’Orchestre National de l’Opera de Monte-Carlo, dir. Richard Bonynge) 5:06

Dvorak:  Rondo for cello and orchestra (Dmitry Yablonsky, cello; Russian Philharmonic Orchestra, dir. Dmitry Yablonsky) 6:15

Schumann:  Rhenish Symphony #3 (Chamber Orchestra of Europe, dir. Nikolaus Harnoncourt) 32:05

Verdi:  Overture to Nabucco (BBC Philharmonic, dir. Edward Downes) 7:38

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