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Jewels Of The Bel Canto

Donizetti / Bellini / Rossini / Verdi
Release Date: 04/29/2014 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 374   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gaetano DonizettiGiuseppe VerdiGioachino RossiniVincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Elena XanthoudakisSharron GriffithsCatherine CarbyPeter Francomb
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Soprano Elena Xanthoudakis is joined by the Royal Northern Sinfonia under Richard Bonynge on these exhilarating performances of some true Jewels of the Bel Canto aria tradition by Bellini, Verdi, Rossini and Donizetti. Soprano Elena Xanthoudakis is joined by the Royal Northern Sinfonia under Richard Bonynge on these exhilarating performances of some true Jewels of the Bel Canto aria tradition by Bellini, Verdi, Rossini and Donizetti. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Don Pasquale: Recit & Aria. Quel guardo, il Cavaliere... So anch'io la virtù magica by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2.
Il Corsaro: Recit & Aria. Egli non riede ancora!... Non so le tetre immagini by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
3.
La fille du Régiment: Aria. Chacun le sait by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
4.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Recitative. Ancor non giunse! / Aria. Regnava nel silenzio / Cabaletta. Quando by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Sharron Griffiths (Harp), Catherine Carby (), Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 12 Minutes 21 Secs. 
5.
La Cambiale di Matrimonio: Aria. Vorrei spiegarvi il giubilo by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1810; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 59 Secs. 
6.
I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Recit & Aria. Eccomi in lieta vesta... Oh! Quante Volte by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Peter Francomb (Horn), Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 18 Secs. 
7.
Le Comte Ory: Aria & Cabaletta. En proie à la Tristesse... Celeste providence by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; France 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 9 Minutes 5 Secs. 
8.
La Sonnambula: Scene. Oh!... se una volta sola rivederlo potessi! / Aria. Ah! Non credea mirati / Ca by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 12 Minutes 21 Secs. 
9.
L'elisir d'amore: Aria. Prendi, per me sei libero by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 27 Secs. 
10.
Matilde di Shabran: Scene & Aria. Son tua per sempre... Ami alfine? / Finale. Tace la tromba altera by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Elena Xanthoudakis ()
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Italy 
Venue:  The Sage Gateshead, England 
Length: 7 Minutes 53 Secs. 

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