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The First Placido Domingo International Voice Competition


Release Date: 06/14/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 46691   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo MeyerbeerVincenzo BelliniAlfredo CatalaniCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoInva Mula-TchakoNina StemmeKwangchul Youn,   ... 
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. L'Africaine: O paradis sorti de l'onde by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1865; Germany 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: French 
2. I puritani: Qui la voce sua soave by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Inva Mula-Tchako (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
3. La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Nina Stemme (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
4. Faust: A moi les plaisirs by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Kwangchul Youn (Bass)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: French 
5. Manon: Je marche sur tous chemins "Gavotte" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Aïnhoa Arteta (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883-1884; France 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: French 
6. L'Elisir d'Amore: Prendi, per me sei libero by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Inva Mula-Tchako (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Selection begins with the recitative "Caro elisir, sir mio...." 
7. Otello: Già nella notte densa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Nina Stemme (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
8. La forza del destino: Io muoio! Confessione! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kwangchul Youn (Bass), Nina Stemme (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
9. La tabernera del puerto: No puede ser by Pablo Sorozabal
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; Spain 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Spanish 
10. Don Giovanni, K 527: Là ci darem la mano by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Kwangchul Youn (Bass), Inva Mula-Tchako (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
11. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Aïnhoa Arteta (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
12. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nina Stemme (Soprano), Aïnhoa Arteta (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
13. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Inva Mula-Tchako (Soprano), Kwangchul Youn (Bass),
Aïnhoa Arteta (Soprano), Nina Stemme (Soprano)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Italian 
14. El gato montés: Me llambas, Rafaeliyo? by Manuel Penella
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Eugene Kohn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Spain 
Date of Recording: 11/1993 
Venue:  Live  Bastille Opera, Paris 
Language: Spanish 

Sound Samples

Pays merveilleux...Ô paradis from L'Africaine: Aria (Voice)
Qui la voce sua soave from I Puritani: Aria (Voice)
Ebben? Ne andrò lontana from La Wally: Aria (Voice)
Mais ce Dieu...Me voici!...A moi les plaisirs from Faust: Recitative and Duet (Voice)
Je marche sur tous les chemins from Manon: Aria (Voice)
Caro elisir, sei mio...Lallarallarà... Esulti pur la barbara from L'elisir d'amore: Recitative, Scene and Duet (Voice)
Già nella notte densa from Otello: Duet (Voice)
Io muoio...È quest'ancora...Non imprecare, umiliati from La forza del destino: Scene and Final Trio (Voice)
¿Me Ilamabas, Rafaeliyo? from El gato montés: Duet (Voice)
Plácido Domingo introducing the encores (Voice)
¡No puede ser! from La tabernera del puerto: Romanza (Voice)
La ci darem la mano from Don Giovanni: Duet (Voice)
O soave fanciulla from La Boheme: Duet (Voice)
Sull' aria...Che soave zeffiretto from Le nozze di Figaro: Duet (Voice)
Libiamo, nei lieti calici from La Traviata: Brindisi (Vocal)

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