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Opera In English - Great Operatic Arias / Sir Thomas Allen


Release Date: 02/22/2005 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3118   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Thomas Allen
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes opera(s): excerpt(s) by various composers. Ensembles: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir. Conductor: David Parry (Conductor). Soloists: Thomas Allen, Janice Watson, Brindley Sherratt. Includes opera(s): excerpt(s) by various composers. Ensembles: London Philharmonic Orchestra, Geoffrey Mitchell Choir. Conductor: David Parry (Conductor). Soloists: Thomas Allen, Janice Watson, Brindley Sherratt. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Billy Budd, Op. 50: Look! Through the port comes the moonshine astray by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1951/1960; England 

Sound Samples

Faust: Act II: Aria: Even the bravest heart may swell
Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Il barbiere di Siviglia, Act I: Cavatina: I am the barber everyone wants, I am!
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K. 492: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act III: Recitative and Aria: You've won the case ... - Must I be made ...
Tannhauser: Act III: Aria: With dark foreboding twilight casts her shadows
The Queen of Spades, Op. 68: Pikovaya dama (The Queen of Spades), Op. 68: Aria: You seem unhappy, my beloved
Hamlet: Act II: Drinking Song: Oh wine, deliver me from sadness
Luisa Miller: Act I: Aria: Stop! You shall listen - Marriage is sacred - I was right to be so suspicious
Tannhauser: Act II: Aria: Turning my gaze upon this proud assembly
Les pecheurs de perles (The Pearl Fisher): Les pecheurs de perles, Act III: Recitative and Aria: The storm has died away
Billy Budd, Op. 50: Act II: Billy in the Darbies: Look! Through the port comes the moonshine astray
Die Fledermaus: Act I: Duet: Though I'm somewhat out of practice
Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow): Duet: Hello, here's a soldier bold
Carousel: Act I: Billy Bigelow's Soliloquy: I wonder what he'll think of me!
Die tote Stadt (The Dead City), Op. 12 (sung in English): Die tote Stadt (The Dead City), Act II: In visions, illusions

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