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Gala Concert / Sutherland, Horne, Bonynge

Sutherland / Horne / Elizabethan Sym / Bonynge
Release Date: 09/25/2007 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 1214  
Composer:  George Frideric HandelGioachino RossiniLéo DelibesLouis Ferdinand Herold,   ... 
Performer:  Marilyn HorneDame Joan Sutherland
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On June 12, 1985 the Sydney Opera House hosted the greatest exponents of the art of “bel canto:” Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne with Richard Bonynge conducting the Elizabethan Symphony Orchestra. It was proclaimed as The Australian Opera’s “Night of a Lifetime.” The two finest voices of this century combined to give us a rare and memorable performance.

Running Time: 141 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: Color
On June 12, 1985 the Sydney Opera House hosted the greatest exponents of the art of “bel canto:” Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne with Richard Bonynge conducting the Elizabethan Symphony Orchestra. It was proclaimed as The Australian Opera’s “Night of a Lifetime.” The two finest voices of this century combined to give us a rare and memorable performance.

Running Time: 141 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: Color
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Works on This Recording

1. Radamisto, HWV 12: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1712/1720; London, England 
2. Semele, HWV 58: Hence, Iris, hence away by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1744; London, England 
3. Alcina, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; London, England 
4. La donna del lago: Mura felici by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Italy 
5. La cambiale di matrimonio: Vorrei spiegarvi il giubilo by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1810; Italy 
6. Semiramide: Serbami ognor...Alle più calde immagini by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
7. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
8. Zampa: Overture by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Paris, France 
9. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
10. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
11. Fra Diavolo: Or son sola by Daniel-François Auber
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; France 
12. Les Huguenots: Non, non...Vous n'avez jamais, je gage by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1836; France 
13. Don Pasquale: Overture by Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Italy 
14. Norma: Deh! con te li prendi by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
15. The Gipsy and the Bird by Julius Benedict
Performer:  Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: England 
16. Beautiful dreamer by Stephen Foster
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1864; USA 
17. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 

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