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Opera's Greatest Moments - Favourite Arias And Choruses


Release Date: 02/24/2009 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8557926-27   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniLéo DelibesGiuseppe VerdiAlfredo Catalani,   ... 
Performer:  Luba OrgonasovaAdriana KohútkováDenisa SlepkovskáThomas Harper,   ... 
Conductor:  Will HumburgJohannes WildnerMichael HalászOliver Dohnányi,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony OrchestraSlovak Philharmonic ChorusBelgian Radio And Television Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
2.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikŕ...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Adriana Kohútková (Soprano), Denisa Slepkovská (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
3.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Thomas Harper (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
4.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
5.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrň lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Miriam Gauci (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian Radio And Television Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
6.
Les pęcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Janez Lotric (Tenor), Igor Morozov (Baritone)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
7.
Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Jana Valŕskovŕ (Soprano)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
8.
Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Alan Titus (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
9.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
10.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo č questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Andrea Martin (Baritone)
Conductor:  Konrad Leitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Mozart Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
11.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dě vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Miriam Gauci (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian Radio And Television Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
12.
Madama Butterfly: Humming Chorus by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Belgian Radio And Television Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
13.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habańera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Alan Titus (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
14.
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Tatiana's letter scene by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Marina Mescheriakova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
15.
Aida: Gloria all' Egitto by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Oliver Dohnányi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
16.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
17.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jozef Spacek (Bass), Ladislav Neshyba (Bass), Pavol Maurery (Baritone),
Yordi Ramiro (Tenor), Ivica Neshybová (Soprano), Rannveig Braga (Mezzo Soprano),
Monika Krause (Soprano), Georg Tichy (Baritone), Peter Oswald (Tenor),
Peter Subert (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bratislava CSR Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
18.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Nicola Martinucci (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bratislava CSR Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
19.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Un' aura amorosa by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  John Dickie (Tenor)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
20.
Tannhäuser: Beglückt darf nun dich "Pilgrims' Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
21.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Herbert Lippert (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Failoni Orchestra Budapest
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
22.
Rigoletto: La donna č mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Yordi Ramiro (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
23.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Der Hölle Rache by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Herbert Lippert (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Failoni Orchestra Budapest
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
24.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Roberto Servile (Baritone)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Failoni Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
25.
Tosca: Recondita armonia by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Thomas Harper (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
26.
I puritani: Qui la voce sua soave by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Luba Orgonasova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Will Humburg
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
27.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Yordi Ramiro (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
28.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Maria Pia Ionata (Soprano), Patrizia Pace (Soprano)
Conductor:  Piergiorgio Morandi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
29.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Thomas Harper (Tenor)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
30.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  John Dickie (Tenor)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
31.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Marina Mescheriakova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
32.
Der Freischütz, J 277: Was gleicht wohl "Hunters' Chorus" by Carl Maria von Weber
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817-1821; Dresden, Germany 

Sound Samples

Gianni Schicchi (use): Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
Lakme: Act I: Dome epais, "Flower Duet"
Turandot: Act III: Nessun dorma
Il trovatore (use): Il trovatore, Act II: Vedi! le fosche, "Anvil Chorus"
La Wally (use): La Wally, Act I: Ebben? N' andro lontana
Les pecheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers): Act I: Au fond du temple saint
Rusalka, Op. 114: Rusalka, Act I: O Silver Moon, "Song to the Moon"
Carmen: Act II: Votre toast, "Toreador Song"
Nabucco: Act III: Va pensiero, "Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves"
Don Giovanni, K. 527 +: Don Giovanni, K. 527, Act I: Madamina, il catalogo e questo, "Catalogue Aria"
Madama Butterfly +: Madama Butterfly, Act II: Un bel di vedremo
Madama Butterfly +: Madama Butterfly, Act II: Humming Chorus
Carmen: Act I: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle, "Habanera"
Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Act I: Tatiana's Letter Scene
Aida: Act II Scene 2: Gloria all' Egitto, "Triumphal March and Chorus"
Lohengrin: Act III Scene 1: Treulich gefuhrt, "Bridal Chorus", "Wedding Chorus"
La traviata: Act I: Libiamo, ne'lieti calici, "Brindisi"
Pagliacci: Act I: Vesti la giubba
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588 +: Cosi fan tutte, K. 588, Act I: Un' aura amorosa
Tannhauser: Act III: Begluckt darf nun dich, "Pilgrims' Chorus"
Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), K. 620: Act I: Dies Bildnis sind bezaubernd schon
Rigoletto: Act III: La donne e mobile
Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), K. 620: Act II: Arie: Der Holle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen, "Queen of the Night"
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville), Act I: Largo al factotum
Tosca: Act I: Recondita armonia
I puritani: (The Puritans), Act II: Qui la voce sua soave
Rigoletto: Act I: Caro nome che il mio cor
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Act III: Sull'aria
Tosca: Act III: E lucevan le stelle
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588 +: Cosi fan tutte, K. 588, Act I: Soave sia il vento
Norma: Act I: Casta diva
Der Freischutz, J. 277: Der Freischutz, Act III: Was gleicht wohl auf Erden, "Huntsmen's Chorus"

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