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Verdi & Wagner - The Odeonsplatz Concert / Thomas Hampson, Ronaldo Villazon, Yannick Nezet-seguin


Release Date: 07/29/2014 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 716708  
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiJules MassenetRichard WagnerMaurice Ravel
Performer:  Thomas HampsonRolando Villazón
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony OrchestraBavarian Radio Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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This scintillating opera gala offers you the chance to experience the Odeonsplatz Concert 2013 with Rolando Villazón, Thomas Hampson and Yannick Nézet-Séguin in all its glory, featuring opera arias, duets, overtures and choruses by Verdi and Wagner.

THE ODEONSPLATZ CONCERT – Verdi and Wagner
Klassik am Odeonsplatz

Giuseppe Verdi:
Les vêpres siciliennes (I vesperi siciliani): Overture
Don Carlos: Autodafé / Dio, che nell’alma infondere
L’esule (arr. L. Berio)
Il trovatore, Act II: Vedi, le fosche notturne, “Anvil Chorus”
Il corsaro, Act
Read more III: Alfin questo corsaro … Cento leddiadre vergini
Oberto, conte di San Bonifacio, Act II: Ciel, che feci!
Nabucco, Act III: Vá pensiero, “Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves”

Jules Massenet:
Hérodiade, Act II: Ce breuvage pourrait … Vision fugitive
Le Cid, Act III: Ah! tout est bien fini … Ô souverain, ô juge, ô pere
Maurice Ravel: La valse (version for orchestra)

Richard Wagner:
Lohengrin: Preludes to Acts I & III
Tannhäuser: O du mein holder Abendstern / Entry of the Guests on the Wartburg

Rolando Villazón, tenor
Thomas Hampson, baritone

Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Recorded live at Odeonsplatz, Munich, 2013

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Japanese
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 111 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Don Carlos: Dio, che nell' alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1884; Italy 
2.
Il corsaro: Cento leggiadre vergini by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Italy 
3.
Oberto: Ciel, che feci! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1839; Italy 
4.
Hérodiade: Ce breuvage pourrait me donner...Vision fugitive by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
5.
Le Cid: Ah! tout est bien fini...O Souverain, ô juge, ô père by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
6.
Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
7.
I vespri siciliani: Overture by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
8.
La valse by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; France 
9.
Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
10.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra,  Bavarian Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
11.
Lohengrin: Act 1 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
12.
Lohengrin: Act 3 Prelude by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Germany 
13.
L'esule by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1839; Italy 
14.
Tannhäuser: Festival March by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 

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