Encores! - Great Performances at the Met

Release Date: 2/3/2015
Catalog Number: B002250109
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

Physical Format:

DVD
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This special Metropolitan Opera Encores! DVD features 18 dazzling performances by some of the greatest stars in opera. These extraordinary moments were initially seen as part of the Met's global Live in HD movie-theater transmissions and later shared with PBS audiences on Great Performances at the Met. Includes scenes from Carmen, The Magic Flute, Eugene Onegin, Don Giovanni, Rigoletto, La Boheme, Tristan und Isolde and many more operas.
Works on This Recording
1. Don Pasquale: Overture by Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1843 ; Italy
2. La fille du régiment: Chacun le sait by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Alessandro Corbelli (Baritone), Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Italy
3. La fille du régiment: Ah, mes amis...Pour mon âme by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1840 ; Italy
4. Maria Stuarda: Figlia impura di Bolena by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Elza van den Heever (Soprano), Joyce DiDonato (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
5. Carmen: Finale by Georges Bizet
Performer: Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano), Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
6. Don Pasquale: Quel guardo il cavaliere...So anch'io la virtù by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1843 ; Italy
7. Die Zauberflöte, K 620: How soft and sweet your magic tone by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Matthew Polenzani (Tenor)
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
8. Le Comte Ory: En proie à la tristesse... by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Diana Damrau (Soprano)
Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1828 ; Italy
9. Simon Boccanegra: Plebe! Patrizi! Polopo by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857 ; Italy
10. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Finale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Renée Fleming (Soprano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877-1878 ; Russia
11. Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Peter Mattei (Baritone)
Conductor: Maurizio Benini
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
12. Don Giovanni, K 527: Finch' han dal vino [Brindisi] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Mariusz Kwiecien (Baritone)
Conductor: Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1787 ; Prague, Czech Republ
13. Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Sondra Radvanovsky (Soprano)
Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
14. Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer: Deborah Voigt (Soprano)
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; Germany
15. Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Piotr Beczala (Tenor)
Conductor: Michele Mariotti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
16. Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Patricia Racette (Soprano)
Conductor: Patrick Summers
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
17. Boris Godunov: Farewell, my son, I am dying "Death of Boris" by Modest Mussorgsky
Performer: René Pape (Bass)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1868-1873 ; Russia
18. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Kristine Opolais (Soprano), Vittorio Grigolo (Tenor)
Conductor: Stefano Ranzani
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
19. Die Walküre: Loge, hör! by Richard Wagner
Performer: Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor: James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
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