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Metropolitan Opera Gala 1991 - 25th Anniversary At Lincoln Center


Release Date: 06/22/2010 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001431609  
Composer:  John Stafford SmithGiuseppe VerdiJohann Strauss Jr.Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,   ... 
Performer:  Cheryl StuderLuciano PavarottiBirgitta SvendénNicolai Ghiaurov,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera OrchestraMetropolitan Opera Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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METROPOLITAN OPERA GALA 1991: 25TH ANNIVERSARY AT LINCOLN CENTER [2 DVD]

The Metropolitan Opera celebrates 25 years at Lincoln Center with "one of the most exquisitely refined and extravagant assemblages of vocal artistry the Met stage has yet hosted" (New York Times). "Not just another night at the opera" (Los Angeles Times), this extraordinary gala features complete acts from three favorite works, starring dozens of the world's greatest singers, all conducted by Met music director James Levine.

STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
Subtitles: English/German/French/Spanish/Chinese

Track Listings:
DVD 1
(1) Before
Read more the performance: a glimpse behind the scenes
(2) The National Anthem
(3) E l'ami?
(4) "La donna e? mobile"
(5) Un di?, se ben rammentomi
(6) "Bella figlia dell'amore"
(7) "M'odi, ritorna a casa"
(8) "E? amabile invero cotal giovinotto"
(9) Della vendetta alfin giunge l'istante!
(10) "Chi e? mai"
(11) "V'ho ingannato...Colpevole fui..."
(12) La vedetta del porto
(13) Dio ti giocondi, o sposo
(14) Esterrefatta fisso
(15) Dio! mi potevi scagliar
(16) Vieni; l'aula e? deserta
(17) Come l' uccidero??
(18) Il Doge ed il Senato salutano
(19) Messeri! Il Doge
(20) A terra!...si...nel livido fango
(21) Fuggite!
DVD 2
(1) "Ein Souper heut uns winkt"
(2) Dialogue
(3) "Ich lade gern mir Ga?ste ein"
(4) Dialogue
(5) "Ach, meine Herr ?n und Damen, hier gibt es einen Spass"
(6) "Mein Herr Marquis"
(7) Dialogue
(8) "Dieser Anstand, so manierlich"
(9) Dialogue
(10) "Kla?nge der Heimat, ihr weckt mir das Sehnen"
(11) Dialogue
(12) "Ein Ma?dchen oder Weibchen"
(13) "Ah, que j'aime les militaires"
(14) "Largo al factotum"
(15) "Je suis Titania"
(16) Maria
(17) La mamma morta
(18) "Madamina, il catalogo e? questo"
(19) "O luce di quest'anima"
(20) The Impossible Dream, (21) Io son l'umile ancella
(22) "In un Coupe?....O Mimi, tu piu non torni"
(23) Champagner hat's verschuldet
(24) Credits

Stage Production: Otto Schenk, Franco Zeffirelli (Otello)
Directed by Brian Large
Conductor: James Levine
Artists:
Mirella Freni
Plácido Domingo
Luciano Pavarotti
Cheryl Studer
Anne Sofie von Otter
Barbara Daniels
Justino Díaz
Leo Nucci
Hermann Prey
Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus
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Works on This Recording

1.
The Star-spangled Banner by John Stafford Smith
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1814 
2.
Rigoletto: Act 3 by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Birgitta Svendén (Mezzo Soprano),
Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Leo Nucci (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
3.
Otello: Act 3 by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Uwe Heilmann (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano),
Justino Diaz (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra,  Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
4.
Die Fledermaus: Act 2 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Dwayne Croft (Baritone), Gottfried Hornik (Baritone), Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano),
Hermann Prey (Baritone), Barbara Daniels (Soprano), Barbara Kilduff (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 
5.
Die Zauberflöte, K 620: Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Hermann Prey (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Vienna, Austria 
6.
La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein: Ah! que j'aime les militaires by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Paris, France 
7.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
8.
Mignon: Je suis Titania la blonde by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  June Anderson (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
9.
West Side Story: Maria by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
10.
Andrea Chénier: La mamma morta by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Aprile Millo (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
11.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Madamina, il catalogo è questo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
12.
Linda di Chamounix: O luce di quest' anima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Kathleen Battle (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
13.
Man of La Mancha: The Impossible Dream by Mitchell Leigh
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
14.
Adriana Lecouvreur: Io son l'umile ancella by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
15.
La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
16.
Die Fledermaus: Champagner hat's verschuldet by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Vienna, Austria 

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