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Artist Portrait - Kiri Te Kanawa


Release Date: 08/10/2004 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 61590   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniWolfgang Amadeus MozartRichard WagnerMichel Legrand,   ... 
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te KanawaRoger VignolesMichael GeorgeRichard Leech,   ... 
Conductor:  Kent NaganoAlain LombardMarek JanowskiMichel Legrand,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera OrchestraStrasbourg Philharmonic OrchestraPhilharmonia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
Venue:  National Opera House, Lyon, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 16 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: National Opera House, Lyon, France (05/14/1996 - 05/22/1996) 
2.
Tosca: Vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Venue:  National Opera House, Lyon, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: National Opera House, Lyon, France (05/14/1996 - 05/22/1996) 
3.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Venue:  National Opera House, Lyon, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: National Opera House, Lyon, France (05/14/1996 - 05/22/1996) 
4.
Così fan tutte, K 588: Temerari!...Come scoglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alain Lombard
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 05/1977 
Venue:  Palace of Music and Congress, Strasbourg 
Length: 4 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection omits "Temerari!". 
5.
Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London 
Length: 4 Minutes 49 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London (05/1990 - 06/1990) 
6.
Tannhäuser: Allmächt'ge Jungfrau "Elisabeth's Prayer" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Marek Janowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Venue:  St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London 
Length: 5 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: German 
Notes: St. Augustine's Church, Kilburn, London (05/1990 - 06/1990) 
7.
Morire? by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1917-1918; Italy 
Venue:  National Opera House, Lyon, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: National Opera House, Lyon, France (05/14/1996 - 05/22/1996) 
8.
Avanti, Urania! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Roger Vignoles (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1899; Italy 
Venue:  National Opera House, Lyon, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: National Opera House, Lyon, France (05/14/1996 - 05/22/1996) 
9.
Magic by Michel Legrand
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michel Legrand
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Venue:  Petersham Church, Petersham, Surrey 
Length: 3 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Petersham Church, Petersham, Surrey (02/13/1992 - 02/20/1992) 
10.
Coventry Carol by Anonymous
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lichfield Cathedral Choir,  Coventry Cathedral Choir,  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Medieval 
Written: England 
Date of Recording: 12/03/1994 
Venue:  Live  Coventry Cathedral, England 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Temerari!" 
11.
There is no rose of such virtue by Rebecca Clarke
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lichfield Cathedral Choir,  Coventry Cathedral Choir,  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; England 
Date of Recording: 12/03/1994 
Venue:  Live  Coventry Cathedral, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Temerari!" 
12.
Virgin Mary had a Baby Boy "West Indies Carol" by Traditional
Performer:  Michael George (Baritone), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robin Stapleton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lichfield Cathedral Choir,  Coventry Cathedral Choir,  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Written: West Indies 
Date of Recording: 12/03/1994 
Venue:  Live  Coventry Cathedral, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 2 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: This selection is preceded by "Temerari!" 
13.
Blue, green, grey and gone by Michel Legrand
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michel Legrand
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Venue:  Petersham Church, Petersham, Surrey 
Length: 3 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Petersham Church, Petersham, Surrey (02/13/1992 - 02/20/1992) 
14.
What are you doing the rest of your life? by Michel Legrand
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michel Legrand
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Venue:  Petersham Church, Petersham, Surrey 
Length: 5 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Petersham Church, Petersham, Surrey (02/13/1992 - 02/20/1992) 
15.
La Rondine: Ch'il bel sogno di Doretta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Venue:  National Opera House, Lyon, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 54 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: National Opera House, Lyon, France (05/14/1996 - 05/22/1996) 
16.
Turandot: Signore, ascolta by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Venue:  National Opera House, Lyon, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: National Opera House, Lyon, France (05/14/1996 - 05/22/1996) 
17.
Sole e amore by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888; Italy 
Venue:  National Opera House, Lyon, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: National Opera House, Lyon, France (05/14/1996 - 05/22/1996) 
18.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Richard Leech (Tenor), Gino Quilico (Baritone), Roberto Scandiuzzi (Bass),
Alan Titus (Baritone), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 5 Minutes 42 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London (06/17/1994 - 06/26/1994); EMI Abbey Road Studios, London (12/05/1994) 
19.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Gino Quilico (Baritone), Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Alan Titus (Baritone),
Richard Leech (Tenor), Roberto Scandiuzzi (Bass)
Conductor:  Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Length: 4 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: EMI Abbey Road Studios, London (06/17/1994 - 06/26/1994); EMI Abbey Road Studios, London (12/05/1994) 
20.
The Thomas Crown Affair: The Windmills of your mind by Michel Legrand
Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michel Legrand
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Studio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USA 
Venue:  Petersham Church, Petersham, Surrey 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Petersham Church, Petersham, Surrey (02/13/1992 - 02/20/1992) 

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