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Diva / Kiri Te Kanawa


Release Date: 08/08/1995 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 5655782   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gustave CharpentierJules MassenetHector BerliozChristoph W. Gluck,   ... 
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
Conductor:  Jeffrey TateMyung-Whun ChungBernard HaitinkSir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraDresden Staatskapelle,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1. Louise: Depuis le jour by Gustave Charpentier
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: French 
2. Manon: Je marche sur tous chemins "Gavotte" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: French 
3. Hérodiade: Il est doux, il est bon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: French 
Notes: This aria begins with "Celui dont la parole..." 
4. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: D'amour, l'ardente flamme by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: French 
5. Iphigénie en Tauride: O toi qui prolongeas mes jours by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jeffrey Tate
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1778-1779; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1988 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: French 
6. Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: Italian 
7. Andrea Chénier: La mamma morta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: Italian 
8. Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: Italian 
9. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Da geht er hin, der aufgeblasene by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Lukas Church, Dresden, Germany 
Language: German 
10. Der Rosenkavalier, Op. 59: Ich werd'jetzt in die Kirchen gehn by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dresden Staatskapelle
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909-1910; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/1990 
Venue:  Lukas Church, Dresden, Germany 
Language: German 
11. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Tatiana's letter scene by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877-1878; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1992 
Venue:  Brangwyn Hall, Swanswea 
Language: English 
12. I Pagliacci: Qual fiamma avea nel guardo by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1989 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studios, London 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

Louise: Depuis le jour (Act 3)
Manon: Je marche sur tous les chemins
Hérodiade: Celui dont la parole...Il est doux, il est bon
La Damnation de Faust Op. 24: D'amour l'ardente flamme
Iphigénie en Tauride: O toi qui prolongeas mes jours (Act 1)
Suor Angelica: Senza mamma, O bimbo
Pagliacci: Qual fiamma avea nel guardo....Hui! Stridono lassu (Act 1)
Andrea Chénier (1995 Digital Remaster): La mamma morta
Adriana Lecouvreur: Poveri fiori (Act 4)
Der Rosenkavalier Op. 59: Da geht er hin
Der Rosenkavalier Op. 59 (1995 Digital Remaster): Ich werd' jetzt in die Kirchen geh'n
Eugene Onegin (1995 Digital Remaster): To write is foolishness (Letter scene)

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