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Metropolitan Opera Gala - James Levine's 25th Anniversary

Levine / Met
Release Date: 11/22/2005 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000460209  
Composer:  Richard WagnerGiuseppe VerdiGustave CharpentierPietro Mascagni,   ... 
Performer:  Deborah VoigtThomas HampsonRoberto ScandiuzziRenée Fleming,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera OrchestraMetropolitan Opera Chorus

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Works on This Recording

1. Rienzi: Overture by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840-1843; Germany 
2. Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Deborah Voigt (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
3. Don Carlos: Restate! Al mio regal cospetto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Roberto Scandiuzzi (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
4. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
5. L'Amico Fritz: Suzel, buon dì "Cherry Duet" by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; Italy 
6. Giuditta: Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1934; Vienna, Austria 
7. Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
8. Die Walküre: Leb' wohl..."Farewell and Magic Fire music" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  James Morris (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
9. Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
10. Roméo et Juliette: Je veux vivre dans le rêve "Waltz Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Ruth Ann Swenson (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; France 
11. Die Fledermaus: Dieser Anstand, so manierlich by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Karita Mattila (Soprano), Håkan Hagegård (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
12. Tristan und Isolde: Wie lachen sie mir "Narrative and Curse" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Waltraud Meier (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1858; Germany 
13. Luisa Miller: Quando le sere al placido by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
14. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Excerpt(s) by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Catherine Malfitano (Soprano), Dwayne Croft (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
15. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
16. La Périchole: Ah! quel dîner by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868/1874; Paris, France 
17. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Marie Theres'...Hab' mir's gelobt by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Renée Fleming (Soprano), Heidi Grant Murphy (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
18. Faust: Excerpt(s) by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
19. Don Giovanni, K 527: Excerpt(s) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jerry Hadley (Tenor), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone),
Renée Fleming (Soprano), Hei-Kyung Hong (Soprano), Julien Robbins (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
20. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Wach' auf, es nahet gen den Tag by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra,  Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862-1867; Germany 

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