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Jose Carreras & Friends

Jose Carreras & Friends / Various
Release Date: 09/29/2009 
Label:  Domovideo   Catalog #: 514  
Composer:  Leonard BernsteinRuggero LeoncavalloGeorges BizetGiacomo Puccini,   ... 
Performer:  José CarrerasKatia RicciarelliAgnes BaltsaRuggero Raimondi
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra

Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

JOSE CARRERAS & FRIENDS

LEONARD BERNSTEIN (1918 – 1990): Candide Overture; West Side Story: “Tonight”
RUGGERO LEONCAVALLO (1857 – 1919): Mattinata: “Laurora di bianco vestita”
GEORGES BIZET (1838 – 1875): Carmen: “Seguédille”
GIACOMO PUCCINI (1858 – 1924): Gianni Schicchi: “O mio babbino caro”
PIETRO MASCAGNI (1863 – 1945): Cavalleria Rusticana: “Tu qui, Santuzza?”
JULES MASSENET (1842 – 1912): Werther: “Purquoi me réveiller”
AUGUSTIN LARA (1897 – 1970): Granada
GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813 – 1901): La Traviata: “Libiamo, né lieti calici” (Finale with all four singers)

Jose Carreras, tenor
Agnes Baltsa, mezzo; Katia Ricciarelli,
Read more soprano; Ruggero Raimondi, bass-baritone
The London Arts Orchestra/Jacques Delacote

Recorded live in February 1991 at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London.

NTSC All Region; LPCM 2.0/DD 5.1; 4:3; Approx. 87 mins.

A Royal Gala evening in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses Prince and Princess of Kent, held at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London. This glittering event is a blend of operatic arias, duets and popular songs staged in aid of the Jose Carreras International Leukemia Foundation and St. Sophia’s Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece. The video includes interviews with all the artists and HRH Princess Michael of Kent.
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Works on This Recording

1. Candide: Overture by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
2. West Side Story: Tonight by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
3. Mattinata by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
4. Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
5. Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
6. Cavalleria Rusticana: Tu qui, Santuzza? by Pietro Mascagni
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
7. Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; France 
8. Granada by Agustín Lara
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Mexico 
9. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor), Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano),
Ruggero Raimondi (Bass)
Conductor:  Jacques Delacôte
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Arts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 

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