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Opera In English - Puccini Passions


Release Date: 04/24/2007 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3140   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mary PlazasGregory YurisichStuart KaleCheryl Barker,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opera North OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell ChoirLondon Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This 2CD set is available for the price of 1 and brings together Puccini's most passionate arias. It is a perfect collection for both those keen to discover more about Opera in English, as well as established Puccini lovers. This 2CD set is available for the price of 1 and brings together Puccini's most passionate arias. It is a perfect collection for both those keen to discover more about Opera in English, as well as established Puccini lovers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mary Plazas (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Opera North Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
2.
Madama Butterfly: Spira sul mar [Entrance of Butterfly] by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gregory Yurisich (Baritone), Stuart Kale (Tenor), Cheryl Barker (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
3.
Madama Butterfly: Dovunque al mondo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Gregory Yurisich (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
4.
Madama Butterfly: Amore o grillo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Gregory Yurisich (Baritone)
Written: 1904 
5.
Tosca: Non la sospiri la nostra casetta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
6.
Turandot: Ho una casa by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Peter Sidhom (Baritone), Mark Le Brocq (Tenor), Peter Wedd (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
7.
Turandot: Non piangere, Liů by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
8.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dě vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cheryl Barker (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
9.
Madama Butterfly: Scuoti quella fronda "Flower Duet" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cheryl Barker (Soprano), Jean Rigby (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
10.
La Bohčme: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
11.
La Bohčme: Si, mi chiamano Mimě by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
12.
La Bohčme: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
13.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Susan Patterson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
14.
Gianni Schicchi: Firenze č come un albero fiorito by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Colin Lee (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
15.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Andrew Shore (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
16.
Manon Lescaut: In quelle trine morbide by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Susan Patterson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
17.
Madama Butterfly: Bimba, bimba, non piangere by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jean Rigby (Mezzo Soprano), Cheryl Barker (Soprano), Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
18.
Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
19.
Manon Lescaut: Sola, perduta, abbandonata by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Susan Patterson (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
20.
Edgar: Questo Amor by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Robert Hayward (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Italy 
21.
La Bohčme: O Mimě, tu piů non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Alan Opie (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
22.
La Bohčme: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Andrew Shore (Baritone), Alan Opie (Baritone), Dennis O'Neill (Tenor),
Marie McLaughlin (Soprano), Cynthia Haymon (Soprano), Alastair Miles (Bass),
William Dazeley (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
23.
Il Tabarro: Nulla, silenzio by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jonathan Summers (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
24.
Turandot: Gira la cote by Giacomo Puccini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir,  New London Children's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
25.
Turandot: In questa reggia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
26.
Turandot: Tu, che di gel sei cinta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mary Plazas (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
27.
La Fanciulla del West: Ch'ella mi creda libero e lontano by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
28.
Madama Butterfly: Che tua madre dovrŕ prenderti in braccio by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cheryl Barker (Soprano), Gregory Yurisich (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
29.
Madama Butterfly: Addio, fiorito asil by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Paul Charles Clarke (Tenor), Gregory Yurisich (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
30.
La Bohčme: Donde lieta uscě by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Cynthia Haymon (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
31.
La Bohčme: Vecchia zimarra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Alastair Miles (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
32.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gregory Yurisich (Baritone), Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
33.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
34.
Tosca: O dolci mani by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Jane Eaglen (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
35.
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mary Plazas (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
36.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dennis O'Neill (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 

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