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Waldbuhne In Berlin 2001 - A Spanish Night / Domingo, Martinez, Chang

Vives / Chang / Berliner Philharmoniker / Domingo
Release Date: 07/31/2012 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2051238  
Composer:  Pablo de SarasateJules MassenetAmadeo VivesPablo Luna y Carné,   ... 
Performer:  Sarah ChangAna Maria Martinez
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

PLÁCIDO DOMINGO CONDUCTS:
A SPANISH NIGHT

Sarah Chang, violin • Ana María Martínez, soprano Berliner Philharmoniker

Plácido Domingo, conductor

Recorded live at the Waldbühne, Berlin, 1 July 2001

Picture format: NTSC 16:9 anamorphic
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1 Region code: 0 (all region)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 102 mins + 17 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 1

Bonus Film: Conversation with Plácido Domingo and Sarah Chang + Behind-the-Scenes

• World-famous tenor
Read more Plácido Domingo as conductor of Spanish music which has always been particularly close to his heart

• Featuring grandiose violinist Sarah Chang in virtuosic show-pieces such as Sarasate's “Carmen” Fantasy and “Gypsy Airs”

• Program includes delightful “zarzuela” arias, sung by Ana Maria Martinez, winner of the Plácido Domingo Vocal Competition in Barcelona

• DVD captures the unique atmosphere of the Berlin Philharmonic’s annual summer concert from the Berlin Waldbühne, one of the most successful open-air concerts to feature classical music

“Sarah Chang’s flawless technique and her boldly imaginative playing elicited thunderous applause and, following Jules Massenet’s Méditation, played with touchingly noble tone, she received a standing ovation.” -- Tagesspiegel

“Ana Maria Martinez was irresistible with the proudly passionate and dangerously flickering warmth of her Zarzuela melodies.” -- Morgenpost
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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra/Piano, Op. 25 by Pablo de Sarasate
Performer:  Sarah Chang (Violin)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1883 
2.
Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Sarah Chang (Violin)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
3.
Doña Francisquita: Fandango by Amadeo Vives
Performer:  Ana Maria Martinez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; Spain 
4.
El niño judío: Canción española by Pablo Luna y Carné
Performer:  Ana Maria Martinez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; Spain 
5.
Los claveles: Romanza by Simeon José Serrano
Performer:  Ana Maria Martinez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
6.
La marchenera: La petenera by Federico Moreno-Torroba
Performer:  Ana Maria Martinez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1928 
7.
Huapango by José P. Moncayo García
Performer:  Ana Maria Martinez (Soprano)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Mexico 
8.
Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34 by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  Sarah Chang (Violin)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Russia 
9.
Berliner Luft by Paul Lincke
Performer:  Sarah Chang (Violin)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Germany 
10.
España: Excerpt(s) by Emmanuel Chabrier
Performer:  Sarah Chang (Violin)
Conductor:  Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 

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