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WETA Classical

  • Ballade #3 A-flat Major

    Frédéric Chopin

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Cedric Tiberghien (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 290.8250 (The 50th Anniversary Boxed Set)
  • Symphony #53 "Imperial"

    Joseph Haydn

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Concentus Musicus of Vienna | Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Teldec 9031-76460 (Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 30, 53 & 69)
  • String Symphony #3 in E Minor

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    English String Orchestra | William Boughton (conductor)

    Nimbus 5141 (Mendelssohn: Complete String Symphonies, Vol. 1)
  • Harp Concerto in C Major

    Johann Georg Albrechtsberger

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Elizabeth Hainen (harp) | Bulgarian Radio Symphony Orchestra | Rossen Milanov (conductor)

    Avie 2221 (Harp Concertos)
  • Symphony #4 in D Minor, Op. 13

    Antonín Dvorák

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra | Libor Pesek (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 91144 (Dvorák: Symphony No. 4, Othello)
  • Cinderella: Overture

    Gioachino Rossini

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Chamber Orchestra of Europe | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DG 431.653 (Rossini: Overtures)
  • Faust Ballet Music

    Charles Gounod

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Montreal Symphony Orchestra | Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    London 411.708 (Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne - Gounod: Faust (ballet))
  • Faust: Overture

    Louis Spohr

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra | Christian Froehlich (conductor)

    CPO 999.093 (Spohr: Overtures)
  • Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture

    Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Philharmonia Orchestra | Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

    DG 429.740 (Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique", Romeo & Juliet)
  • Concerto, RV 347

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Itzhak Perlman (violin) | Israel Philharmonic | Itzhak Perlman (conductor)

    EMI 64333 (Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, etc.)
  • Symphony #2

    Camille Saint-Saëns

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Ulster Orchestra | Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

    Chandos 8822 (Saint-Saëns: Symphonies 2 & 3)
  • Jérusalem: Ballet Music (Act III)

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra | José Serebrier (conductor)

    Naxos 572.818-19 (Verdi: Complete Ballet Music from the Operas)
  • Sinfonia melodica, TWV 50:2

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Berlin Baroque Soloists | Rainer Kussmaul (conductor)

    DG 0005761 (Telemann: Sinfonia Melodica)
  • Symphony #1

    Johannes Brahms

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    London Philharmonic | Klaus Tennstedt (conductor)

    EMI 47029 (Brahms: Symphony No. 1)
  • Piano Sonata in G Minor: IV. Rondo

    Clara Wieck Schumann

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano)

    Decca 485.0020 (Romance: The Piano Music of Clara Schumann)
  • Flute Sonata #276 in C Minor, QV 1:18

    Johann Joachim Quantz

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Verena Fischer (transverse flute) | Klaus-Dieter Brandt (baroque cello) | Léon Berben (harpsichord)

    Naxos 557.805 (Quantz: Flute Sonatas Nos. 272 - 277)
  • Symphony #1 "Classical"

    Sergei Prokofiev

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    St. Paul Chamber Orchestra | Hugh Wolff (conductor)

    Teldec 9031-77309 (Bizet, Prokofiev & Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 1)
  • Symphony #5

    Franz Schubert

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Australian Chamber Orchestra | Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    Omega 1005 (Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 5 & 6)
  • Leonore Overture #3, Op. 72a

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra | Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    Decca 478.2721 (Beethoven: The Symphonies)
  • Rustic Wedding Symphony: V-Dance

    Karl Goldmark

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Utah Symphony Orchestra | Maurice Abravanel (conductor)

    Vanguard 5002 (Goldmark & Enesco)
  • Piano Concerto #19

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Mitsuko Uchida (piano) | English Chamber Orchestra | Jeffrey Tate (conductor)

    Philips 422.348 (Mozart: Piano Concertos)
  • Sleeping Beauty Suite

    Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    Telarc 80151 (Tchaikovsky: Swan lake & Sleeping Beauty Suites)
  • Piano Concerto #3

    Joseph Haydn

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Sebastian Knauer (piano) | Cologne Chamber Orchestra | Helmut Müller-Brühl (conductor)

    Naxos 570.485 (Haydn: Piano Concertos Nos. 3, 4, 9 & 11)
  • Concerto, RV 425

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Pepe Romero (guitar) | I Musici

    Philips 434.082 (Vivaldi: Concertos for Guitar and Strings)
  • An English Suite

    Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    English String Orchestra | William Boughton (conductor)

    Nimbus 5366 (Finzi, Parry & Bridge)
  • Concerto, BWV 1052 in D MInor

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Avi Avital (mandolin) | Kammerakademie Potsdam

    DG 0016801 (Bach)
  • Scottish Fantasy

    Max Bruch

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Kyung-Wha Chung (violin) | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Rudolf Kempe (conductor)

    London 460.620 (Bruch: Violin Concerto)
  • Banquet Music, Part 1: Solo in B Minor

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Musica Amphion | Pieter-Jan Belder (conductor)

    Brilliant 92177 (Telemann: Tafelmusik)
  • Concert Piece #2 in D Minor, Op. 114

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Pierce-Aomori Duo | Daniel Barrett (cello)

    MSR 1382 (Pierce-Aomori Duo)
  • Piano Concerto #1

    Carl Maria von Weber

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Gerhard Oppitz (piano) | Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra | Sir Colin Davis (conductor)

    RCA 68219 (Weber: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Konzertstuck)
  • Concerto for Flute & Harp C Major (K. 299)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Irena Grafenauer (flute) | Maria Graf (harp) | Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    Philips 422.339 (Mozart: Concerto for Flute, K. 313, Concerto for Flute and Harp, K. 299)
  • Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 34 #1

    Frédéric Chopin

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.1927 (Chopin Valses)
  • Concerto Grosso, Op. 3 #4 in F Major

    George Frideric Handel

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    English Concert | Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    Archiv 413.727 (Handel: Six Concerti Grossi Op. 3)
  • Piano Trio, Op. 97 "Archduke"

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Beaux Arts Trio

    Philips 412.891 (Beethoven: Piano Trios, "Archduke")
  • Concerto, RV 532

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Goeran Soellscher (guitar) | Camerata Bern | Thomas Füri (conductor)

    DG 415.487 (Vivaldi: Concertos)
  • Symphony #103 "Drum Roll"

    Joseph Haydn

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Berlin Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    DG 410.517 (Haydn: Symphonies No. 103 "Drum Roll" & No. 104 "London")
  • Prince Igor: Overture

    Alexander Borodin

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Gianandrea Noseda (conductor) | Israel Philharmonic

    Helicon 02-9673 (Berlioz; Borodin)
  • Trio for Flute, Cello, and Piano, H. 300: I. Poco allegretto

    Bohuslav Martinu

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Bonita Boyd (flute) | Steven Doane (cello) | Barry Snyder (piano)

    Bridge 9539 (Aquarelles)
  • Symphony #31 in D Major, K. 297 (300a) "Paris"

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    Philips 412.954 (Mozart: The Late Symphonies, 21-41)
  • Adagio and Allegro for piano and cello, Op. 70

    Robert Schumann

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Heinrich Schiff (cello) | Gerhard Oppitz (piano)

    Philips 422.414 (Schumann: Cello Concerto)
  • Viola Concerto in C Major

    Carl Stamitz

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Wolfram Christ (viola) | Cologne Chamber Orchestra | Helmut Müller-Brühl (conductor)

    Schwann 11060 (M. Haydn, C. Stamitz & J.C. Bach: Virtuose Violakonzerte)
  • Concerto for 2 Pianos in A-flat Major

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Anthony and Joseph Paratore (pianos) | RIAS Symphony | Uros Lajovic (conductor)

    CBS 42523 (Mendelssohn: Concerti for 2 Pianos)
  • Alessandro severo: Sinfonia

    Antonio Lotti

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Orfeo 55 | Nathalie Stutzmann (conductor)

    Erato 520955 (Contralto)
  • Violin Concerto #8

    Louis Spohr

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Hilary Hahn (violin) | Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra | Eiji Oue (conductor)

    DG 0007188 (Paganini & Spohr: Violin Concertos)
  • Ballade #2 F Major

    Frédéric Chopin

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Krystian Zimerman (piano)

    DG 423.090 (Chopin: 4 Ballades, Bracarolle, Fantasie)
  • Symphony #92 in G Major "Oxford"

    Joseph Haydn

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra | Adam Fischer (conductor)

    Nimbus 5269 (Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 88, 90 & 92)
  • Romance

    Antonín Dvorák

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Kyung-Wha Chung (violin) | Philadelphia Orchestra | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

    EMI 49858 (Dvorák: Violin Concerto, Romance)
  • Piano Sonata #16 in G Major, Op. 31 #1

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Igor Levit (piano)

    Sony 584318 (Igor Levit: Beethoven Complete Piano Sonatas)
  • Symphony #1

    Camille Saint-Saëns

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    French National Radio Orchestra | Jean Martinon (conductor)

    EMI 62643 (Saint-Saëns: Symphonies)
  • The Four Seasons: Summer

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Salvatore Accardo (violin) | Soloists of Naples

    Philips 422.065 (Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, 2 Concertos)
  • Violin Sonata

    Leos Janácek

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Augustin Hadelich (violin) | Charles Owen (piano)

    Warner Classics 52745 (Bohemian Tales: Augustin Hadelich)
  • Bassoon Concerto B-flat Major (K. 191)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Klaus Thunemann (bassoon) | Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    Philips 422.390 (Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Bassoon Concerto)
  • Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II: Selections

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Piotr Anderszewski (piano)

    Warner Classics 511875 (Well-Tempered Clavier)
  • Russian Easter Overture

    Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra | Neeme Järvi (conductor)

    DG 423.604 (Rimsky-Korsakov: 3 Symphonies)

WETA VivaLaVoce

  • Manon: Act IV

    Jules Massenet

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) [Manon] | Roberto Alagna (tenor) [Le Chevalier Des Grieux] | Earle Patriarco [Lescaut] | José van Dam (baritone) [Le Comte des Grieux] | Gilles Ragon [Guillot de Morfontaine] | Nicolas Rivenq (bass) [De Brétigny] | Anna Maria Panzarella [Poussette] | Sophie Koch (mezzo-soprano) [Javotte] | Susanne Schimmack [Rosette] | Nicolas Cavalllier [L'hôtelier] | Orchestre Symphonique et Chours de la Monnaie | Antonio Pappano (conductor)

    EMI 57005 (Massenet: Manon)
  • La Favorite: Act II, Conclusion

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Anthony Michaels-Moore [Alphonse XI] | Vesselina Kasarova [Léonor de Guzman] | Abbie Furmansky [Inès] | Ramon Vargas [Fernand] | Carlo Colombara [Balthazar] | Francesco Piccoli [Don Gaspar] | Lorenz Fehenberger [Un seigneur] | Bavarian Radio Chorus | Münchner Rundfunkorchester | Marcello Viotti (conductor)

    RCA 66229 (Donizetti: La Favorite)
  • Les contes d'Hoffmann: Act III, Finale

    Jacques Offenbach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Hoffmann] | Edita Gruberova [Antonia] | Claudia Eder [Nicklausse/La Muse] | Harald Stamm [Crespel] | James Morris (bass) [Miracle] | Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) [La voix de la mère d'Antonia] | Orchestre National de France | Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    DG 427.682 (Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann)
  • Panis angelicus

    César Franck

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    The Boys of King's College Choir, Cambridge | Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

    EMI 57812 (Heavenly Voices)
  • Cantata, BWV 24. Ein ungefärbt Gemüte (An unstained mind)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Nathalie Stutzmann (alto) | Paul Agnew (tenor) | Nicolas Teste (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Tewkesbury Abbey, Jul 16, 2000]

    SDG 141 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 3)
  • La Bonne Chanson, Op. 61: #9. "L'hiver a cessé"

    Gabriel Fauré

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Ian Bostridge (tenor) | Julius Drake (piano) | Belcea Quartet | Leon Bosch (double bass)

    EMI 57609 (Französische Lieder)
  • Concert aria. Alcandro, lo confesso...Non sò d'onde viene, K 294

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Francine van der Heyden (soprano) | European Sinfonietta | Ed Spanjaard (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Le Roi Arthus (King Arthur): Act II

    Ernest Chausson

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Teresa Zylis-Gara [Guenièvre] | Gino Quilico (baritone) [Arthus] | Gösta Winbergh (tenor) [Lancelot] | Annick Massis [Mordred] | Gérard Friedmann [Lyonnel] | François Loup [Allan] | Gilles Cachemaille (bass) [Merlin] | Thierry Dran [Un Laboureur] | Renè Schirrer [Un Chevalier] | Alexandre Laitter [Un Ecuyer] | Michel Focquenoy [Soldat] | Francis Dudziak [Soldat] | Renè Schirrer [Soldat] | Chours de Radio France [Soldat] | Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique [Chevaliers, Ecuyers, Pages, Bardes, Femmes de la suite de Guenièvre] | Armin Jordan (conductor)

    Erato 88213 (Chausson: Le Roi Arthus)
  • La forza del destino: Act III, scena & Carlos' aria. "Morir! Tremenda cosa...Urna fatale del mio destino" (To die! A terrible thing!...Fateful draw of destiny...What if I could discover other proof?)

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Plácido Domingo (baritone) | Gianluca Buratto (bass) | Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana | Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

    Sony 373312 (Verdi)
  • Hamlet: Act V

    Ambroise Thomas

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Thomas Hampson (baritone) [Hamlet] | June Anderson [Ophélie] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Claudius, Roi du Danemark] | Gregory Kunde [Laërte] | Denyce Graves [La Reine Gertrude] | Jean-Philippe Courtis [Le Spectre] | Gerard Garino [Marcellus] | François Le Roux [Horatio] | Michel Trempot [Polonius] | Thierry Felix [Premier Fossoyeur] | Jean-Pierre Furlan [Second Fossoyeur] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | London Philharmonic Orchestra | Antonio de Almeida (conductor)

    EMI 54820 (Thomas: Hamlet)
  • Joseph and his Brethren: Aria. "Prophetic raptures swell my breast"

    George Frideric Handel

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Sophie Junker (soprano) | Le Concert de l'Hostel Dieu | Franck-Emmanuel Comte (conductor/harpsichord)

    Aparte 233 (La Francesina. Handel's Nightingale)
  • Il Signor Bruschino: Conclusion

    Gioachino Rossini

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Samuel Ramey (bass) [Gaudenzio] | Kathleen Battle (soprano) [Sofia] | Claudio Desderi [Bruschino, padre] | Octavio Arévalo [Bruschino, figlio] | Frank Lopardo (tenor) [Florville] | Octavio Arévalo [Commissario di polizia] | Michele Pertusi [Filiberto] | Jennifer Larmore [Marianna] | English Chamber Orchestra | Ion Marin (conductor)

    DG 435.865 (Rossini: Il Signor Bruschino)
  • Le Cid: Prayer. "Ah!...tout est bien fini!...O Souverain, ô juge, ô père" [Act III/7]

    Jules Massenet

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Ben Heppner (tenor) [Rodrigue] | London Symphony Orchestra | Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)

    DG 471.372 (French Opera Arias)
  • Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour: Act I, scene 1, air gracieux. "Que vous connaissez mal...Qu'à la voix d'Osiris" ("How poorly you know...At Osiris's call")

    Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Jean-Paul Fouchécourt (haute-contre [high tenor]) | Opera Lafayette Orchestra | Ryan Brown (conductor)

    Naxos 557.993 (Rameau: Operatic Arias)
  • Manon Lescaut: Act I

    Giacomo Puccini

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Mirella Freni (soprano) [Manon Lescaut] | Renato Bruson [Lescaut] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Il Cavaliere Renato Des Grieux] | Kurt Rydl [Geronte di Ravoir] | Robert Gambill [Edmondo] | George Macpherson [L'Oste] | John Fryatt [Il Maestro di Ballo] | Brigitte Fassbaender (mezzo-soprano) [Un Musico] | Handel Thomas [Sergente degli Arcieri] | Mark Curtis [Un Lampionaio] | John Tomlinson [Un Comandante di Marina] | Paschal Allen [Un Sergente] | Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | Philharmonia Orchestra | Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

    DG 413.893 (Puccini: Manon Lescaut)
  • Le Livre de Baudelaire: II. Harmonie du soir (orch. John Adams)

    Claude Debussy

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Susan Graham | BBC Symphony Orchestra | Yan Pascal Tortelier (conductor)

    Warner Classics 61938 (Chausson, Ravel & Debussy)
  • Les contes d'Hoffmann: Act II, Olympia's song. "Les oiseaux dans la charmille" (The birds in the arbor)

    Jacques Offenbach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Edita Gruberova [Olympia] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Hoffmann] | Claudia Eder [Nicklausse/La Muse] | Paul Crook [Cochenille] | Gérard Friedmann [Spalanzani] | Chours de Radio France | Orchestre National de France | Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    DG 427.682 (Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann)
  • Missa Mirabiles elationes maris: Sanctus; Agnus Dei

    Francesco Beretta

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Ensemble Correspondances | Sébastien Daucé (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 902640 (Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Messe a quatre choeurs)
  • Cantata, BWV 124. Meinen Jesum lass ich nicht (I shall not forsake my Jesus)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Claron McFadden (soprano) | Michael Chance (alto) | James Gilchrist (tenor) | Peter Harvey (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Hauptkirche St. Jacobi, Hamburg, Dec 25, 2000]

    SDG 174 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 18)
  • La Favorite: Act I, Conclusion

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Anthony Michaels-Moore [Alphonse XI] | Vesselina Kasarova [Léonor de Guzman] | Abbie Furmansky [Inès] | Ramon Vargas [Fernand] | Carlo Colombara [Balthazar] | Francesco Piccoli [Don Gaspar] | Lorenz Fehenberger [Un seigneur] | Bavarian Radio Chorus | Münchner Rundfunkorchester | Marcello Viotti (conductor)

    RCA 66229 (Donizetti: La Favorite)
  • Se al labbro mio non credi, K 295 (If you do not believe my lips)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Rolando Villazón (tenor) | London Symphony Orchestra | Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor)

    DG 479.1054 (Mozart: Concert Arias)
  • La Wally: Aria. "Ebben?...Ne andrò lontana"

    Alfredo Catalani

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Mirella Freni (soprano) | Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice | Roberto Abbado (conductor)

    Decca 0004244 (A Celebration)
  • L'Africaine: Grand Aria. "Pays merveilleux.O paradis" [Act IV/15]

    Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Ben Heppner (tenor) [Vasco de Gama] | London Voices | London Symphony Orchestra | Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)

    DG 471.372 (French Opera Arias)
  • La sonnambula: Act II

    Vincenzo Bellini

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Joan Sutherland (soprano) [Amina] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Elvino] | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Rodolfo] | Isobel Buchanan [Lisa] | John Tomlinson [Alessio] | Piero de Palma (tenor) [Notaro] | Della Jones [Teresa] | London Opera Chorus | National Philharmonic Orchestra | Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    London 417.424 (Bellini: La Sonnambula)
  • Don Carlo: Act IV, Death of Rodrigo. "Son io, mio Carlo...Per me giunto è il dì supremo...Che parli tu di morte?" (Carlo, it is I...For me, the final day has come...Why are you talking of death?)

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Plácido Domingo (baritone) | Aquiles Machado (tenor) | Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana | Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

    Sony 373312 (Verdi)
  • Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42

    Robert Schumann

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Elina Garanca (mezzo-soprano) | Malcolm Martineau (piano)

    DG 483.9210 (Elina Garanca: Lieder)
  • Ein deutsches Requiem

    Johannes Brahms

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus | Barbara Bonney (soprano) | Andreas Schmidt (baritone) | Vienna Philharmonic | Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    DG 423.574 (Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem)
  • Missa Brevis in D Minor, K 65

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Anja Bittner (soprano) | Gabriele Wunderer (alto) | Robert Morvaj (tenor) | Manfred Bittner (bass) | Jens Wollenschlager (organ) | Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester, Mannheim | Chamber Choir of Europe | Nicol Matt (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Eugene Onegin: Letter Scene ["Nu, zaboltalas ya!...Puskai pogibnu ya"]

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Renée Fleming (soprano) | London Symphony Orchestra | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    London 455.760 (Signatures and Great Opera Scenes)
  • St. John Passion, BWV 245: Nr 1, Chorus. "Herr, unser Herrscher"

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Chorus and Orchestra of La Petite Band | Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77041-2 (Bach: St. John Passion)
  • La Cenerentola: Act I Finale. "Conciossiacosacché.Zitto, zitto.Parlar, pensar, vorrei"

    Gioachino Rossini

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Cenerentola (Angiolina)] | Francisco Araiza [Don Ramiro] | Simone Alaimo [Dandini] | Ruggero Raimondi (baritone) [Don Magnifico] | Carol Malone [Clorinda] | Felicity Palmer (soprano) [Tisbe] | John Del Carlo [Alidoro] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    Philips 420.468 (Rossini: La Cenerentola)
  • Three Shakespeare Songs

    Roger Quilter

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Bejun Mehta (countertenor) | Julius Drake (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.2093 (Down by the Salley Gardens)
  • Atalanta: Act III, Scenes 1-3

    George Frideric Handel

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Dominique Labelle [Atalanta] | Susanne Rydén [Meleagro] | Cécile van de Sant [Irene] | Michael Slattery [Aminta] | Philip Cutlip [Nicandro] | Corey McKern [Mercurio] | Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra | Nicholas McGegan (conductor)

    Philharmonia Baroque 4 (Handel: Atalanta)
  • Il barbiere di Siviglia: Act I

    Giovanni Paisiello

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Dénes Gulyás [Count Almaviva] | Krisztina Laki [Rosina] | József Gregor [Bartolo] | István Gáti (baritone) [Figaro] | Sándor Sólyom-Nagy [Don Basilio] | Csaba Réta [Laddie] | Miklós Mersei [Sprightly] | Gábor Vághelyi [Notary] | Attila Fülöp [Judge] | Hungarian State Orchestra | Adam Fischer (conductor)

    Hungaroton 12525-26 (Paisiello: il Barbiere di Siviglia)
  • L'Orfeo: Act III

    Claudio Monteverdi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) [Orfeo] | Julianne Baird [Euridice] | Lynne Dawson (soprano) [La Musica] | Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Messaggiera] | Nancy Argenta (soprano) [Ninfa] | Mary Nichols [Speranza] | John Tomlinson [Caronte/Sprito III] | Diana Montague (alto) [Proserpina] | Willard White [Plutone] | Mark Tucker (tenor) [Pastore I/Eco] | Nigel Robson [Pastore II/Apollo] | Michael Chance (alto) [Pastore III] | Simon Birchall (bass) [Pastore IV] | Howard Milner [Spirito I] | Nicolas Robertson [Spirito II] | The Monteverdi Choir [Coro di ninfe e pastori | Coro di spiriti] | The English Baroque Soloists | His Majestie's Sagbutts & Cornetts | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    Archiv 419.250 (Monteverdi: L'orfeo)
  • Ottone in villa: Act II, Scenes 1-5

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Sonia Prina [Ottone] | Julia Lezhneva [Caio Silio] | Verónica Cangemi [Cleonilla] | Roberta Invernizzi [Tullia] | Topi Lehtipuu [Decio] | Il Giardino Armonico | Giovanni Antonini (conductor)

    Naive 30493 (Vivaldi: Ottone in villa)
  • Wieder möcht' ich dir begegnen [Peter Cornelius]

    Franz Liszt

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) | Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    DG 477.9525 (Liszt: The Collection)
  • Mass in C Major, Op. 86: V. Agnus Dei

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Charlotte Margiono (soprano) | Catherine Robbin (alto) | William Kendall (tenor) | Alastaire Miles (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    Archiv 435.391 (Beethoven: Mass in C-Major)
  • La Forza del Destino: Act II

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    John Tomlinson [The Marquis of Calatrava] | Rosalind Plowright [Donna Leonora] | Renato Bruson [Don Carlo di Vargas] | José Carreras [Don Alvaro] | Agnes Baltsa [Preziosilla] | Paata Burchuladze [The Father Superior] | Juan Pons [Fra Melitone] | Jean Rigby [Curry] | RIchard Van Allan [Mayor] | Mark Curtis [Mastro Trabuco] | Petteri Salomaa [A Spanish military surgeno] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus [Muleteers, Italian & Spanish soldiers, peasants & vivandières, orderlies, Italian recruits, pilgrims, Franciscan monks, beggars] | Philharmonia Orchestra | Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

    Decca 478.4916 (Verdi: Complete Works)
  • Concert aria. Ah, lo previdi!...Ah, t'invola...Deh, non varcar, K 272

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Christiane Oelze (soprano) | Kammerorchester Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach | Hartmut Haenchen (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Magnificat, BWV 243

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Julia Doyloe (soprano) | Rosa Lamoreaux (soprano) | Daniel Taylor (alto) | Benjamin Butterfield (tenor) | Daniel Lichti (bass-baritone) | The Bach Choir of Bethlehem | The Bach Festival Orchestra | Greg Funfgeld (conductor)

    Analekta 9873 (Bach: Magnificat)
  • Lucia di Lammermoor

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Joan Sutherland (soprano) [Lucia] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Edgardo] | Sherill Milnes [Enrico] | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Raimondo] | Ryland Davies [Arturo] | Huguette Tourangeau [Alisa] | Pier Francesco Poli [Normanno] | Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    London 410.193 (Donizett: Lucia di Lammermoor)
  • Missa in tempore belli "Paukenmesse", HOB XXII/9: III. Credo

    Joseph Haydn

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Nancy Argenta (soprano) | Catherine Denley (mezzo-soprano) | Mark Padmore (tenor) | Stephen Varcoe (baritone) | Collegium Musicum 90 | Richard Hickox (conductor)

    Chandos 0633 (Haydn: Missa in tempore belli "Paukenmesse")
  • Missa Brevis in C Major, K 220 "Spatzenmesse"

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Petra Labitzke (soprano) | Barbara Werner (alto) | Daniel Sans (tenor) | Christof Fischesser (bass) | Jens Wollenschlager (organ) | Chamber Choir of Europe | Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester, Mannheim | Nicol Matt (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Les contes d'Hoffmann: Act I

    Jacques Offenbach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Hoffmann] | Edita Gruberova [Olympia/Antonia/Giulietta] | Claudia Eder [Nicklausse/La Muse] | Andreas Schmidt (baritone) [Lindorf] | Gabriel Bacquier [Coppélius] | James Morris (bass) [Miracle] | Justino Diaz [Dapertutto] | Robert Gambill [Andrès] | Paul Crook [Cochenille/Pitichinaccio] | Michel Sénéchal (bass) [Frantz] | Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) [La voix de la mère d'Antonia] | Robin Leggate [Nathanaël] | Gérard Friedmann [Spalanzani] | Urban Malmberg (bass) [Hermann] | Richard Van Allan [Schlémil] | Kurt Rydl [Luther] | Harald Stamm [Crespel] | Chœurs de Radio France [Esprits invisibles, étudiants, garçons de taverne, invités de Spalanzani, laquais, invitétes de Giulietta] | Orchestre National de France | Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    DG 427.682 (Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann)
  • Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Credo (Symbolum Nicenum)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Balthasar-Neumann-Chor | Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 05472-77380 (Bach: Mass in B-Minor)
  • Titon et l'Aurore: Act I

    Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Jean-Paul Fouchécourt [Titon] | Catherine Napoli [L'Aurore] | Philippe Huttenlocher [Prométhée] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Palès] | Anne Monoyios (soprano) [L'Amour] | Ensemble Vocal Françoise Herr | Les musiciens du Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    Erato 2292-45715 (Mondonville: Titon et l'Aurore)
  • Boris Godunov: Coronation Scene

    Modest Mussorgsky

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Vladimir Ognovienko (bass) | Konstantin Tostobrov (tenor) | Chorus and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow | Peter Feranec (conductor)

    Melodiya 74321 (Mussorgsky)
  • Carmina Burana: I. Primo vere [Springtime]

    Carl Orff

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    John Shirley-Quirk (bass) | Brighton Festival Chorus | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Antal Dorati (conductor)

    Decca 473.842 (Orff: Carmina Burana)
  • Fidelio: Act I, Nr 3, Quartet. "Mir ist so wunderbar"

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Edith Mathis [Marzelline] | Gwyneth Jones [Leonore] | Franz Crass [Rocco] | Peter Schreier [Jaquino] | Staatskapelle Dresden | Karl Böhm (conductor)

    DG 0004590 (Beethoven: Fidelio)
  • Rückert-Lieder

    Gustav Mahler

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano) | Vienna Philharmonic | Riccardo Muti (conductor) | Recorded live on May 8, 1995 at the Mahler Festival in Amsterdam

    Mahler Feest (Mahler Feest)
  • Valdemaro: Alvida's aria. "Un cor che ben ama" (A heart that loves well)

    Domenico Sarro

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Franco Fagioli (countertenor) | Il Pomo d'Oro | Riccardo Minasi (conductor)

    Naive 5333 (Arias for Caffarelli)
  • Les Huguenots: Act II, Finale

    Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Ghylaine Raphanel [Marguerite de Valois] | Françoise Pollet [Valentine] | Danielle Borst [Urbain] | Richard Leech (tenor) [Raoul de Nangis] | Gilles Cachemaille (bass) [Le Comte de Nevers] | Boris Martinovic [Le Comte de Saint-Bris] | Nicola Ghiuselev [Marcellus] | Jean-Luc Maurette [De Tavannes] | Christian Jean [De Cossé/Bois Roé/Un Moine] | Marc Barrard (baritone) [De Thoré] | Antoine Garcin [De Retz] | Herve Martin [De Meru/Un Moine/Un Archer] | Christian Boulay [Maurevert/Un Moine] | Chours de l'Opéra de Montpellier | Orchestre Philharmonique de Montpellier | Cyril Diederich (conductor)

    Erato 2292-45027 (Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots)
  • Gesänge des Harfners, D 478 (Songs of the Harper): #1. Wer sich der Einsamkeit ergibt (He who abandons himself to solitude)

    Franz Schubert

    Sunday
    Aug 14

    Matthias Goerne (baritone) | Eric Schneider (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 902004.05 (Schubert: An mein Herz)