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Opera 2012

Opera 2012 / Various
Release Date: 04/03/2012 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 70954   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniVincenzo BelliniGaetano DonizettiGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Diana DamrauJoyce DiDonatoRolando VillazónNatalie Dessay,   ... 
Conductor:  Dan EttingerKazushi OnoMarcello ViottiEvelino Pidò,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A collection of tracks featuring the superstars Natalie Dessay, Diana Damrau, Angela Gheorghiu, Joyce DiDonato, Elína Garanča, Rolando Villazón, Vittorio Grigolo, and many others in the roles they will perform on stage throughout the year in the major opera houses such as the Met, ROH, Opéra de Paris, Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staastoper, Scala di Milano... A collection of tracks featuring the superstars Natalie Dessay, Diana Damrau, Angela Gheorghiu, Joyce DiDonato, Elína Garanča, Rolando Villazón, Vittorio Grigolo, and many others in the roles they will perform on stage throughout the year in the major opera houses such as the Met, ROH, Opéra de Paris, Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerisches Staastoper, Scala di Milano... Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Diana Damrau (Voice)
Conductor:  Dan Ettinger
Date of Recording: 02/2012 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera, New York 
Length: 6 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2.
La Cenerentola: Nacqui all' affano by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (Voice)
Conductor:  Kazushi Ono
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 49 Secs. 
3.
I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Ascolta! by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (Voice)
Conductor:  Kazushi Ono
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1830; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
4.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Voice)
Conductor:  Marcello Viotti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2012 
Venue:  Wiener Staatsoper 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
5.
La traviata: E strano! E strano! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Voice), Roberto Alagna ()
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 4 Secs. 
6.
La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Roberto Alagna (), Natalie Dessay (Voice)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
7.
Rigoletto: Parmi veder le lagrime...Possente amor mi chiama by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Vittorio Grigolo (Voice)
Conductor:  Pier G. Morandi
Written: 1851 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
8.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Voice), Roberto Alagna (Voice)
Conductor:  Anton Coppola
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 5 Secs. 
9.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Voice), Roberto Alagna (Voice)
Conductor:  Richard Armstrong
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 50 Secs. 
10.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Voice)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
11.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Liping Zhang (Voice)
Conductor:  Giordano Bellincampi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 02/2012-03/2012 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera, New York 
Length: 4 Minutes 22 Secs. 
12.
Ariodante, HWV 33: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Alan Curtis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; London, England 
Date of Recording: 03/2012 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
13.
Ariodante, HWV 33: Scherza infida, in grembo al drudo by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Joyce DiDonato (Voice)
Conductor:  Alan Curtis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1734-1735; London, England 
Date of Recording: 03/2012 
Length: 9 Minutes 59 Secs. 
14.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Venti, turbini by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  David Daniels (Voice)
Conductor:  Roger Norrington
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Date of Recording: 02/2012-03/2012 
Venue:  Lyric Opera of Chicago 
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
15.
Farnace, RV 711: Ricordati che sei by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Max Emanuel Cencic (Voice)
Conductor:  Diego Fasolis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 02/10/1727; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2012 
Venue:  Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
16.
Manon: Suis-je gentille ainsi by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Voice)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 01/2012-02/2012 
Venue:  Opéra national de Paris 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
17.
Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Inva Mula-Tchako (Voice)
Conductor:  Ivo Lipanoviç
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 02/2012 
Venue:  Wiener Staatsoper 
Length: 11 Minutes 18 Secs. 
18.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Voice)
Conductor:  Patrick Fournillier
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
Length: 5 Minutes 26 Secs. 
19.
La fille du régiment: Par le rang...Salut à la France by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Natalie Dessay (Voice)
Conductor:  Michel Plasson
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 6 Secs. 
20.
Siegfried: Ewig war ich, ewig bin ich by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Deborah Voigt (Voice), Placido [Tenor Vocals] Domingo ()
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 34 Secs. 
21.
Billy Budd, Op. 50: Look! Through the port comes the moonshine astray by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Nathan Gunn (Voice)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951/1960; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 46 Secs. 
22.
The Tempest: Hell is empty by Thomas Adès
Performer:  Thomas Adès (Voice)
Length: 3 Minutes 44 Secs. 
23.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Peter Mattei (Voice)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
24.
Don Giovanni, K 527: Mi tradì, quell' alma ingrata by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Véronique Gens (Voice)
Conductor:  Daniel Harding
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Length: 4 Minutes 7 Secs. 
25.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Alison [Soprano Vocals] Hagley (), Thomas Allen (Voice), Hillevi Martinpelto ()
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/2012-02/2012 
Venue:  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 
Length: 2 Minutes 58 Secs. 
26.
La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Parto, parto, ma tu ben mio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Elina Garanca (Voice)
Conductor:  Alexander Vilumanis
Period: Classical 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
27.
Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 49 Secs. 

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