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Opera In English - Yvonne Kenny 2 - R. Strauss, Et Al


Release Date: 08/26/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3099   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartFranz LehárEmmerich KálmánRichard Strauss,   ... 
Performer:  Yvonne KennyRebecca EvansBruce FordNigel Woodhouse,   ... 
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This is the second disc from Yvonne Kenny in Chandos' Great Operatic Arias series. Some of the roles for which Yvonne Kenny is most renowned are represented here, including the Countess in Richard Strauss's 'Capriccio', Armida in Handel's 'Rinaldo', some of the Mozart roles which originally won her recognition during her early years at Covent Garden, as well as some lighter operetta arias. Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 23-26 November 2002 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Matthew Walker (Assistant) This is the second disc from Yvonne Kenny in Chandos' Great Operatic Arias series. Some of the roles for which Yvonne Kenny is most renowned are represented here, including the Countess in Richard Strauss's 'Capriccio', Armida in Handel's 'Rinaldo', some of the Mozart roles which originally won her recognition during her early years at Covent Garden, as well as some lighter operetta arias. Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 23-26 November 2002 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Matthew Walker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano), Rebecca Evans (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Ei parte...Per pietŕ ben mio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: Fra gli amplessi by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano), Bruce Ford (Tenor)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
Die lustige Witwe: Es lebt eine Vilja...Vilja, o Vilja by Franz Lehár
Performer:  Nigel Woodhouse (Mandolin), Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1905; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Die Csárdásfürstin: Weisst du es noch? by Emmerich Kálmán
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
Capriccio, Op. 85: Wo ist mein Bruder? by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Timothy Jones (French Horn), Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1940-1941; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 21 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Show is on: By Strauss by George Gershwin
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
King's Rhapsody: Someday my heart will awake by Ivor Novello
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1949; England 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Rinaldo, HWV 7: Ah! Crudel by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Catherine Edwards (Harpsichord), Eligio Quinteiro (Theorbo), Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1711; London, England 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 22 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Arabella, Op. 79: Aber der Richtige by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Mezzo Soprano), Rebecca Evans (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Hickox
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929-1932; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/2002 
Venue:  Blackheath Concert Hall, London, England 
Length: 6 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Rinaldo, HWV 7: Rinaldo HWV 7a, Act II: Aria: Ah! Cruel man
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act III: Duet: Well, what did you tell him? - How delightful 'tis
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588: Act II: Recitative: He's left me ... - Rondo: Ah, forgive, my love, forgive me
Arabella, Op. 79, TrV 263: Arabella, TrV 263, Act I: Aria: He's not the one who is right for me
Cosi fan tutte, K. 588: Act II: Duet: By tomorrow we'll be together
Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow): Act II: Song: A Vilia who liv'd by a cool forest glade
Die Zirkusprinzessin: Act II: Duet: Festive laughter, celebration - Where are they now?
Capriccio, Op. 85, TrV 279c: Capriccio, TrV 279, Act I: Closing Scene: Where is my brother?
The Show is on: By Strauss: Away with the music of Broadway!
King's Rhapsody: King's Rhapsody, Act I: Song: Some day my heart will awake

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