Simply The Best Night At The Opera / Algana, Bartoli, Et Al

Release Date: 1/30/1999
Label: Erato
Catalog Number: 3984264992
Number of Discs: 2

Physical Format:

CD
In Stock
$16.99
Works on This Recording
1. Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: José Cura (Tenor)
Conductor: Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
2. 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
3. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Messieurs, silence! by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Catherine Dubosc (Soprano), Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
4. L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor: Marcello Viotti
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1832 ; Italy
5. Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante "Micaëla's Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer: Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble: Bavarian State Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
6. Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer: Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Jerry Hadley (Tenor)
Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1863 ; France
7. Così fan tutte, K 588: Soave sia il vento by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Jules Bastin (Bass), Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Alain Lombard
Orchestra/Ensemble: Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1790 ; Vienna, Austria
8. Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble: I Solisti Veneti
Period: Baroque
Written: 1738 ; London, England
9. Rake's Progress: Quietly, night by Igor Stravinsky
Performer: Robert Lloyd (Bass), Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble: Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1948-1951 ; USA
10. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Les oiseaux dans la charmille by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Natalie Dessay (Soprano)
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
11. Werther: Pourquoi me réveiller? by Jules Massenet
Performer: Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Jerry Hadley (Tenor)
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble: Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; France
12. Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer: Eva Urbanová (Soprano)
Conductor: Ondrej Lenárd
Orchestra/Ensemble: Prague Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Bohemia
13. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor: James Conlon
Orchestra/Ensemble: ORTF National Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
14. Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa è amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer: Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Classical
Written: 1786 ; Vienna, Austria
15. Billy Budd, Op. 50: And farewell, to ye, old Rights o' Man! by Benjamin Britten
Performer: Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble: Hallé Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1951/1960 ; England
16. Faust: Vous qui faites l'endormie "Serenade" by Charles Gounod
Performer: José van Dam (Bass Baritone)
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Period: Romantic
Written: 1859 ; France
17. L'Incoronazione di Poppea: Disprezzata Regina by Claudio Monteverdi
Performer: Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1642 ; Venice, Italy
18. Rigoletto: Caro nome by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Conductor: Paolo Olmi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
19. Manon Lescaut: Donna non vidi mai by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: José Cura (Tenor)
Conductor: Placido Domingo
Orchestra/Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
20. 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
21. La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: D'amour, l'ardente flamme by Hector Berlioz
Performer: Susan Graham (Soprano)
Conductor: Kent Nagano
Orchestra/Ensemble: Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845-1846 ; France
22. Dido and Aeneas, Z 626: Thy hand, Belinda...When I am laid in earth by Henry Purcell
Performer: Tatiana Troyanos (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Raymond Leppard
Orchestra/Ensemble: English Chamber Orchestra
Period: Baroque
Written: 1689 ; England
23. Iolanta, Op. 69: Ibn Hakia's Scene and Monologue by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer: Tom Krause (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Paris Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1891 ; Russia
24. Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer: John-Paul Bogart (Bass), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Susan Daniel (Mezzo Soprano), Julia Migenes (Soprano), Lillian Watson (Soprano), François Le Roux (Baritone)
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
25. Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble: Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
26. Tannhäuser: O, du mein holder Abendstern by Richard Wagner
Performer: Håkan Hagegård (Baritone)
Conductor: Marek Janowski
Period: Romantic
Written: 1845/1861 ; Germany
27. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Lawrence Foster
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877 ; France
28. L'inganno felice: Al più dolce e caro oggetto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Annick Massis (Soprano)
Conductor: Marc Minkowski
Orchestra/Ensemble: Le Concert des Tuileries
Period: Romantic
Written: 1811-1812 ; Italy
29. L'italiana in Algeri: Già d'insolito ardore by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor: Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble: I Solisti Veneti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1813 ; Italy
Customer Reviews