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The Rossini Bicentennial Birthday Gala At Avery Fisher Hall


Release Date: 08/20/2007 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54643   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn HorneDeborah VoigtFrederica Von StadeCraig Estep,   ... 
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke'sConcert Chorale of New York
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 19 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded February 29 and March 2, 1992. Selections recorded February 29 and March 2, 1992. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. La donna del lago: Mura felici by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Stabat mater: Inflammatus et accensus by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Deborah Voigt (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Concert Chorale of New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
3. La Cenerentola: Nacqui all' affano...Non più mesta by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano), Craig Estep (Tenor), Jan Opalach (Bass Baritone),
Henry Runey (Bass Baritone), Mimi Lerner (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Fortuna (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Concert Chorale of New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 11 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Della Fortuna...." 
4. Zelmira: Terra amica, ove respira by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Rockwell Blake (Tenor)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Concert Chorale of New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1822; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5. Guillaume Tell: Asil héréditaire by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Chris Merritt (Tenor)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Concert Chorale of New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "Ne m'abandonne point...." 
6. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Le ran la lera...." 
7. Petite Messe solennelle: Agnus Dei by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Kathleen Kuhlmann (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Concert Chorale of New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
8. Il viaggio a Reims: A tal colpo inaspettato by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Mimi Lerner (Mezzo Soprano), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Mezzo Soprano), Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano),
Samuel Ramey (Bass), Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano), Rockwell Blake (Tenor),
Craig Estep (Tenor), Maria Fortuna (Soprano), George Hogan (Bass),
Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Henry Runey (Bass Baritone), Jan Opalach (Bass Baritone),
Chris Merritt (Tenor), Deborah Voigt (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 9 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9. L'assedio di Corinto: La gloria e la fortuna by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's,  Concert Chorale of New York
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Venue:  Live  Avery Fisher Hall, New York City 
Length: 10 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: This selection begins with "La flamme rapide...." 

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