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Heroes And Villains - Dmitri Hvorostovsky / Orbelian, Philharmonia Of Russia


Release Date: 10/30/2007 
Label:  Delos   Catalog #: 3365   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Alexander BorodinRuggero LeoncavalloModest MussorgskyAnton Rubinstein,   ... 
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia of Russia
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Dedicated to Delos Founder Amelia Haygood, this glorious, passionate programme showcases Hvorostovsky at his professional best, in an operatic treasure-trove of must-have arias. On this 73-minute CD, 'the greatest baritone of our time' is partnered by Maestro Constantine Orbelian, the Philharmonia Orchestra of Russia and the Spiritual Revival Choir of Russia, in eagerly-awaited audience favourites along with lesser-known discoveries. Dedicated to Delos Founder Amelia Haygood, this glorious, passionate programme showcases Hvorostovsky at his professional best, in an operatic treasure-trove of must-have arias. On this 73-minute CD, 'the greatest baritone of our time' is partnered by Maestro Constantine Orbelian, the Philharmonia Orchestra of Russia and the Spiritual Revival Choir of Russia, in eagerly-awaited audience favourites along with lesser-known discoveries. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Prince Igor: No sleep, no rest "Igor's Aria" by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia of Russia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
2. I Pagliacci: Sì può? [Prologue] by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Constantine Orbelian
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia of Russia
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
3. Boris Godunov: I have attained the highest power "Boris' Monologue" by Modest Mussorgsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868-1873; Russia 
4. Khovanshchina: The lair of the Streltsy is sunk in sleep by Modest Mussorgsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
5. The demon: In the ocean of the heavens "Demon's Romance" by Anton Rubinstein
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
6. The demon: Do not weep, my child "Demon's Aria" by Anton Rubinstein
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Russia 
7. Nero: Vindex's Epithalamium by Anton Rubinstein
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
8. Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
9. Andrea Chénier: Nemico della patria by Umberto Giordano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
10. La forza del destino: Urna fatale del mio destino by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
11. Tosca: Tre sbirri, una carrozza...Te Deum by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
12. Faust: Avant de quitter ces lieux by Charles Gounod
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
13. Hérodiade: Vision fugitive by Jules Massenet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
14. Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
15. Hamlet: O vin dissipe la tristesse by Ambroise Thomas
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 

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