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Millennium Opera Gala At Roy Thomson Hall


Release Date: 11/28/2000 
Label:  Cbc Sm 5000 Series Catalog #: 5198   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ambroise ThomasLéo DelibesGeorges BizetJacques Offenbach,   ... 
Performer:  Tracy DahlIsabel BayrakdarianCatherine RobbinRussell Braun,   ... 
Conductor:  Mario BernardiRichard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony OrchestraToronto Mendelssohn Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Mignon: Je suis Titania la blonde by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Tracy Dahl (Soprano)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Oui, pour ce soir..." 
2. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikŕ...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Isabel Bayrakdarian (Soprano), Catherine Robbin (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 6 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: French 
3. Les pęcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Russell Braun (Baritone), Michael Schade (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 6 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Language: French 
4. Hamlet: O vin dissipe la tristesse by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Brett Polegato (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra,  Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomas Hall, Toronto, Canada 
Length: 3 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: French 
5. La Périchole: Ah! quel dîner by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Jean Stilwell (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1874; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 2 Minutes 34 Secs. 
Language: French 
6. Lucia di Lammermoor: Chi mi frena in tal momento? (Sextet) by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Tracy Dahl (Soprano), Michael Schade (Tenor), Richard Margison (Tenor),
Gino Quilico (Baritone), Jean Stilwell (Mezzo Soprano), Robert Pomakov (Bass)
Conductor:  Richard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra,  Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7. Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Frances Ginzer (Soprano), Richard Margison (Tenor)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra,  Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 5 Minutes 44 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Frances Ginzer (Soprano), Richard Margison (Tenor)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra,  Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 3 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Brett Polegato (Baritone), Russell Braun (Baritone), Isabel Bayrakdarian (Soprano),
Ben Heppner (Tenor), Tracy Dahl (Soprano), Gino Quilico (Baritone),
Measha Brüggergosman (Soprano), Michael Schade (Tenor), Catherine Robbin (Mezzo Soprano),
Adrianne Pieczonka (Soprano), Richard Margison (Tenor), Frances Ginzer (Soprano),
Robert Pomakov (Bass), Jean Stilwell (Mezzo Soprano), James Westman (Baritone)
Conductor:  Richard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra,  Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
10. Don Giovanni, K 527: Dalla sua pace by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Michael Schade (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
11. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Marie Theres'...Hab' mir's gelobt by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Tracy Dahl (Soprano), Adrianne Pieczonka (Soprano), Jean Stilwell (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: German 
12. La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrň lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Measha Brüggergosman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
13. La traviata: Di Provenza il mar by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  James Westman (Baritone)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
14. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Richard Margison (Tenor)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with the recitative "Se quel guerrier io fossi..." 
15. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Adrianne Pieczonka (Soprano)
Conductor:  Mario Bernardi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 3 Minutes 30 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
16. O Canada! by Calixa Lavallée
Performer:  Gino Quilico (Baritone), Measha Brüggergosman (Soprano), Catherine Robbin (Mezzo Soprano),
Michael Schade (Tenor), Adrianne Pieczonka (Soprano), Richard Margison (Tenor),
Brett Polegato (Baritone), Isabel Bayrakdarian (Soprano), Russell Braun (Baritone),
James Westman (Baritone), Ben Heppner (Tenor), Frances Ginzer (Soprano),
Robert Pomakov (Bass), Jean Stilwell (Mezzo Soprano), Tracy Dahl (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra,  Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 19th Century; Canada 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Arranged: Godfrey Ridout 
17. Semiramide: Bel raggio lusinghier by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Isabel Bayrakdarian (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bradshaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
Date of Recording: 12/31/1999 
Venue:  Live  Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, Ontario 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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