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Operatunity Winners / Denise Leigh, Jane Gilchrist, Et Al


Release Date: 08/02/2005 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 5575942   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonín DvorákLéo DelibesAlfredo CatalaniGeorge Frideric Handel,   ... 
Performer:  Denise LeighJane Gilchrist
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera OrchestraLondon Voices
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selections recorded at EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, and Christ's Hospital School, Horsham, London, England. Selections recorded at EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, and Christ's Hospital School, Horsham, London, England. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Denise Leigh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003); Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003) 
2.
Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer:  Denise Leigh (Soprano), Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003); Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003) 
3.
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003); Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003) 
4.
Samson, HWV 57: Let the bright Seraphim by George Frideric Handel
Performer:  Denise Leigh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1743; London, England 
Date of Recording: 07/2003 
Length: 5 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Denise Leigh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003); Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003) 
6.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Giunse alfin il momento...Deh vieni, non tardar by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Denise Leigh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This recording omits the recitative and begins with "Deh vieni..."
Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003); EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003) 
7.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Porgi, amor, qualche ristoro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003); Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003) 
8.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Denise Leigh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003); EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003) 
9.
Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003); EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003) 
10.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: E Susanna non vien...Dove sono by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 4 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003); EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003) 
11.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003); EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003) 
12.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano), Denise Leigh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003); Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003) 
13.
Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante "Micaëla's Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Denise Leigh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 15 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003); EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003) 
14.
Pirates of Penzance: Poor wand'ring one by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Voices,  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003); Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003) 
15.
Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003); EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003) 
16.
Hänsel und Gretel: Abends will ich schlafen gehn "Evening Hymn" by Engelbert Humperdinck
Performer:  Jane Gilchrist (Mezzo Soprano), Denise Leigh (Soprano)
Conductor:  Paul Daniel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Germany 
Length: 3 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England (07/2003); Christ's Hospital, Horsham, England (07/2003) 

Sound Samples

Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro (Lauretta)
Rusalka: Song to the Moon
Rigoletto: Caro nome
Lakmé: Viens, Mallika...Sous le dôme épais (Flower Duet)
Le Nozze di Figaro, '(The) Marriage of Figaro' K492, ACT 3: Dove sono
La Wally: Ebben?...Ne andrò lontana
Madama Butterfly Lib. Giacosa and Illica: Un bel dì vedremo
Le nozze di Figaro, Acte III: Duettino:Canzonetta sull`aria
Samson HWV57: Let the bright Seraphim
Carmen, Act 3: Air: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante (Micaëla)
The Pirates of Penzance (or, The Slave of Duty), Act I: Poor wand'ring one
Turandot, Act I: Signore, ascolta!
Norma, Act I: Casta Diva!
Le Nozze di Figaro, '(The) Marriage of Figaro' K492, ACT 4: Deh vieni
Le nozze di Figaro, Acte II: Aria:Porgi amor
Rigoletto, Act 1, Scene 2: Caro nome
Hänsel und Gretel, ACT 2: Abends will ich schlafen gehn (Evening Hymn)

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