Gala Concert / Sutherland, Horne, Bonynge

Release Date: 9/25/2007
Label: Kultur Video
Catalog Number: 1214
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1

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On June 12, 1985 the Sydney Opera House hosted the greatest exponents of the art of ?bel canto:? Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne with Richard Bonynge conducting the Elizabethan Symphony Orchestra. It was proclaimed as The Australian Opera?s ?Night of a Lifetime.? The two finest voices of this century combined to give us a rare and memorable performance.
Works on This Recording
1. Radamisto, HWV 12: Overture by George Frideric Handel
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1712/1720 ; London, England
2. Semele, HWV 58: Hence, Iris, hence away by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1744 ; London, England
3. Alcina, HWV 34: Tornami a vagheggiar by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1735 ; London, England
4. La donna del lago: Mura felici by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1819 ; Italy
5. La cambiale di matrimonio: Vorrei spiegarvi il giubilo by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1810 ; Italy
6. Semiramide: Serbami ognor...Alle più calde immagini by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1823 ; Italy
7. Lakmé: Viens, Mallikà...Sous le dôme épais "Flower Duet" by Léo Delibes
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1883 ; France
8. Zampa: Overture by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1831 ; Paris, France
9. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
10. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877 ; France
11. Fra Diavolo: Or son sola by Daniel-François Auber
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830 ; France
12. Les Huguenots: Non, non...Vous n'avez jamais, je gage by Giacomo Meyerbeer
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1836 ; France
13. Don Pasquale: Overture by Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1843 ; Italy
14. Norma: Deh! con te li prendi by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1831 ; Italy
15. The Gipsy and the Bird by Julius Benedict
Performer: Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
16. Beautiful dreamer by Stephen Foster
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1864 ; USA
17. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
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