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Discover Opera


Release Date: 05/27/2016 
Label:  Berlin Classics   Catalog #: 0300715   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Johann Strauss Jr.Wolfgang Amadeus MozartEngelbert HumperdinckGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Martin RitzmannTheo AdamSylvia GesztyRenate Hoff,   ... 
Conductor:  Manfred HoneckHeinz RögnerOtmar SuitnerKurt Masur,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony OrchestraLeipzig Radio ChorusLeipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

scover Opera includes the themes from history’s most popular operas, including The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Tosca, Parsifal, Fidelio, and more. The Discover Series from Berlin Classic aims to make classics popular, firing people up about the music presented, regardless of musical taste. Rather than focusing on complete works, this series focuses on individual pieces that have rewritten our musical history. scover Opera includes the themes from history’s most popular operas, including The Magic Flute, Don Giovanni, Tosca, Parsifal, Fidelio, and more. The Discover Series from Berlin Classic aims to make classics popular, firing people up about the music presented, regardless of musical taste. Rather than focusing on complete works, this series focuses on individual pieces that have rewritten our musical history. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Die Fledermaus: Overture by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Manfred Honeck
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Der Zigeunerbaron: Fern am fremden Strand by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Martin Ritzmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
3.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo č questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Theo Adam (Bass)
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
4.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K 384: O! wie will ich triumphieren by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden,  Dresden State Opera Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1782 
6.
Die Zauberflöte K. 620: Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sylvia Geszty (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kurt Masur
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Austria 
7.
Hänsel und Gretel: Juchhei! Nun ist die Hexe tot by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Renate Hoff (Soprano), Ingeborg Springer (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
8.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelld (Habanera) by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Sigrid Kehl (Alto)
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Chorus,  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
9.
Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: O süsser Mond by Otto Nicolai
Conductor:  Bernhard Klee
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra,  Berlin State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Berlin, Germany 
10.
Die lustige Witwe: Lippen schweigen by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Wolfgang Hellmich (Baritone), Jutta Vulpius (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rudolf Neuhaus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Mir ist..."Rose Presentation" by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Lisa Della Casa (Soprano), Anneliese Rothenberger (Soprano)
Conductor:  Rudolf Neuhaus
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
12.
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici (Brindisi) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anton de Ridder (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Patané
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Staatskapelle Dresden
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853 
13.
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Helge Rosvaenge (Tenor)
Conductor:  Hanns Steinkopf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Grosses Opernorchester
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
14.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Overture in E major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Conductor:  Franz Konwitschny
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1814; Vienna, Austria 
15.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Martin Ritzmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Heinz Fricke
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
16.
Parsifal: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Herbert Kegel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1882; Germany 
17.
Die Csárdásfürstin: Alle sind wir Sünder by Emmerich Kálmán
Performer:  Karl Friedrich Holzke (Tenor), Martin Ritzmann (Tenor)
Conductor:  Heinz Rögner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden State Opera Chorus,  Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra
18.
Lohengrin: Treulich geführt "Bridal Chorus" by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra,  Berlin State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
19.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  Otmar Suitner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 

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