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Grand Opera Gala / Hughes, Norman, Evans, Maxwell, Royal Po


Release Date: 02/08/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 85952   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniPeter Ilyich Tchaikovsky,   ... 
Performer:  Wynne EvansDeborah NormanDonald Maxwell
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Choral Society
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Selections recorded 6/2003 in Watford Colosseum. Selections recorded 6/2003 in Watford Colosseum. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
2. Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Wynne Evans (Tenor)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
3. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
4. Madama Butterfly: Vogliatemi bene...O quanti occhi fisi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Wynne Evans (Tenor), Deborah Norman (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
5. Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
6. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Polonaise by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
7. Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Deborah Norman (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
8. La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Wynne Evans (Tenor)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
9. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Donald Maxwell (Baritone)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
10. Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,  Royal Choral Society
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
11. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Wynne Evans (Tenor)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
12. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Donald Maxwell (Baritone)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
13. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Deborah Norman (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
14. Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Wynne Evans (Tenor), Donald Maxwell (Baritone)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
15. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Deborah Norman (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
16. Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Owain Arwel Hughes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 

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