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WETA Classical

  • Symphony #102 in B-flat Major "Miracle"

    Joseph Haydn

    Friday
    May 20

    Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra | Adam Fischer (conductor)

    Brilliant 93782 (Haydn Edition)
  • Piano Quintet

    Robert Schumann

    Friday
    May 20

    Menahem Pressler (piano) | Emerson String Quartet

    DG 445.848 (Schumann: Piano Quintet Op. 44, Piano Quartet Op. 47)
  • Concerto G Major (S. 215)

    Johann David Heinichen

    Friday
    May 20

    Musica Antiqua of Cologne | Reinhard Goebel (conductor)

    Archiv 437.549 (Heinichen: Dresden Concerti)
  • Valse-Impromptu

    Franz Liszt

    Friday
    May 20

    Leslie Howard (piano)

    Hyperion 44501 (Liszt: Complete Piano Music)
  • Symphony #1

    Johannes Brahms

    Friday
    May 20

    Cleveland Orchestra | George Szell (conductor)

    CBS 37775 (Brahms: Symphony No. 1)
  • Concerto, RV 522

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Friday
    May 20

    I Musici

    Philips 412.128 (Vivaldi: 12 Concerti, Op. 3)
  • Carnival Overture

    Antonín Dvorák

    Friday
    May 20

    Budapest Festival Orchestra | Iván Fischer (conductor)

    Quintana 90.3017 (Dvorák: Symphonie No. 8)
  • Sinfonia, BWV 1045

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin | Bernhard Forck (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.2335.36 (Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Concertos)
  • Symphony #33

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Prague Chamber Orchestra | Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    Telarc 80190 (Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 31, 33 & 31)
  • Symphonic Dances

    Edvard Grieg

    Friday
    May 20

    Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra | Neeme Jaervi (conductor)

    DG 419.431 (Grieg: Symphonic Dances, Lyric Suite, etc.)
  • PBS NewsHour

    News

    Friday
    May 20

  • Mazurka, Op. 59 #3 in F-sharp Minor

    Frédéric Chopin

    Friday
    May 20

    Maria João Pires (piano)

    DG 477.7483 (Frederic Chopin)
  • Piano Concerto #20 in D Minor, K 466: III. Allegro assai

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Evgeny Kissin (piano & conductor) | Kremerata Baltica

    EMI 26645 (Mozart: Piano Concerto 20 & 27)
  • Song Without Words, Op. 53 #6 in A Major

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Friday
    May 20

    Lívia Rév (piano)

    Hyperion 22020 (Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words)
  • Bassoon Concerto, RV 486 in F Major

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Friday
    May 20

    Sergio Azzolini (bassoon) | L'Onda Armonica | Sergio Azzolini (conductor)

    Naive 30573 (Vivaldi: Concerti per fagotto V)
  • Tales from the Vienna Woods, Op. 325

    Johann Strauss II

    Friday
    May 20

    London Philharmonic Orchestra | Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

    EMI 54089 (J. Strauss II: Waltzes & Overtures)
  • Concerto Grosso, Op. 6 #2 in F Major

    George Frideric Handel

    Friday
    May 20

    Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Iona Brown (conductor)

    Philips 410.048 (Handel: 12 Concerti Grossi)
  • Serenade for String Orchestra, Op. 2: I. March

    Mieczyslaw Karlowicz

    Friday
    May 20

    Gianandrea Noseda (conductor) | BBC Philharmonic

    Chandos 10171 (Karlowicz: Rebirth Symphony)
  • Sinfonia in G Minor, FWV M:g1

    Johann Friedrich Fasch

    Friday
    May 20

    Tempesta di Mare

    Chandos 0783 (Fasch: Orchestral Works, Vol. 2)
  • Der Freischütz: Overture

    Carl Maria von Weber

    Friday
    May 20

    New Zealand Symphony Orchestra | Antoni Wit (conductor)

    Naxos 570.296 (Weber: Overtures)
  • Keyboard Sonata (K. 475)

    Domenico Scarlatti

    Friday
    May 20

    Sir András Schiff (piano)

    London 421.422 (Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonatas)
  • The Corsaire

    Hector Berlioz

    Friday
    May 20

    Prague Symphony Orchestra | Zoltan Fekete (conductor)

    Supraphonet 11.1116 (Berlioz: Le Corsaire, Benvenuto Cellini - D'Indy: Istar)
  • Symphony D Major

    Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Concerto of Cologne

    Capriccio 10.283 (Musik der Bach Söhne)
  • Sonate en Concert, Op. 17: III. Aria & IV. Intermezzo

    Jean-Michel Damase

    Friday
    May 20

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

    Bridge 9539 (Aquarelles)
  • Sonata, BWV 1032 for Flute and Harpsichord Obbligato in A Major

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Aurele Nicolet (flute) | Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord)

    Denon 7331 (Bach: The Complete Sonatas for Flute)
  • Slavic March

    Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Friday
    May 20

    Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Fritz Reiner (conductor)

    RCA 61394 (Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky & Borodin)
  • Concerto for 3 Trumpets & 2 Oboes D Major

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Friday
    May 20

    Läubin Brothers (trumpets) | English Chamber Orchestra | Simon Preston (conductor)

    DG 431.817 (Trumpet Concertos)
  • Mazurka, Op. 3 #4 in E Major

    Alexander Scriabin

    Friday
    May 20

    Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

    Decca 478.5334 (Dances)
  • Trio Sonata #4 in C Major

    Johann Baptist Georg Neruda

    Friday
    May 20

    Parnassi musici

    CPO 777.383 (Neruda: Trio Sonatas)
  • Characters of the Dance

    Jean-Féry Rebel

    Friday
    May 20

    Musicians of the Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    Musifrance 2292-45974 (Rebel: Les elemens, Les caracteres de la danse)
  • String Quintet, K. 515

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Takács String Quartet | Gyorgy Pauk (viola)

    London 430.772 (Mozart: String Quintets K515 & K516)
  • Concerto, RV 558

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Friday
    May 20

    Venetian Soloists | Claudio Scimone (conductor)

    Erato 55013 (Vivaldi: Concertos)
  • The Marriage Contract: Overture

    Gioachino Rossini

    Friday
    May 20

    Haydn Philharmonia | Ezio Rojatti (conductor)

    Nuova Era 6726 (Cimarosa, Paisiello & Rossini: Overtures Italiane Vol. 1)
  • Pavane, Op. 50

    Gabriel Fauré

    Friday
    May 20

    Albrecht Mayer (oboe d'amore) | Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Matthias Mönius (conductor)

    Decca 478.2564 (Bonjour Paris)
  • Symphonie Espagnole

    Edouard Lalo

    Friday
    May 20

    Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) | French National Orchestra | Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    EMI 47318 (Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole, etc.)
  • Symphony #104 "London"

    Joseph Haydn

    Friday
    May 20

    London Philharmonic | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    London 417.330 (Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 104 & 95)
  • Piano Concerto #2 in A Major

    Franz Liszt

    Friday
    May 20

    Krystian Zimerman (piano) | Boston Symphony Orchestra | Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    DG 423.571 (Liszt: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Totentanz)
  • Violin Sonata, HWV 373 in E Major (Op. 1 #15)

    George Frideric Handel

    Friday
    May 20

    Ensemble Vintage of Cologne

    Naxos 572.245 (Handel: Complete Violin Sonatas)
  • Cello Concerto B Minor

    Antonín Dvorák

    Friday
    May 20

    Mischa Maisky (cello) | Israel Philharmonic | Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    DG 427.347 (Dvorák: Cello Concerto - Bloch: Schelomo)
  • Flute Sonata #274 in A Major, QV 1:145

    Johann Joachim Quantz

    Friday
    May 20

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

    Naxos 557.805 (Quantz: Flute Sonatas Nos. 272 - 277)
  • Africa Fantasy

    Camille Saint-Saëns

    Friday
    May 20

    Jean-Philippe Collard (piano) | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | André Previn (conductor)

    EMI 49757 (Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 1, etc.)
  • Symphony #10

    Michael Haydn

    Friday
    May 20

    Slovak Chamber Orchestra | Bohdan Warchal (conductor)

    CPO 999.153 (Michael Haydn: Symphonies 7 - 10)
  • Symphony C Major

    Georges Bizet

    Friday
    May 20

    Paris Orchestra | Semyon Bychkov (conductor)

    Philips 432.096 (Franck & Bizet: Symphonies)
  • Suite from Violin Partita #3 (transcription by Rachmaninoff)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Daniil Trifonov (piano)

    DG 483.5335 (Daniil Trifonov: Destination Rachmaninov: Departure)
  • Overtura di Ballo

    Sir Arthur Sullivan

    Friday
    May 20

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

    Philips 434.916 (Sullivan: Overtures)
  • Symphony #39 in E-flat Major, K. 543

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Mozart Akadamie Amsterdam | Jaap ter Linden (conductor)

    Brilliant 92540 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Trio Sonata, RV 63 in D Minor "La Follia"

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Friday
    May 20

    L'Estravagante

    Naive 30535 (Vivaldi: Sonate da camera a tre, Op. 1)
  • Cello Sonata: I. Allegro moderato

    Louise Farrenc

    Friday
    May 20

    Ambache Chamber Ensemble

    Ambache 2606 (Liberte; Egalite; Sororite)
  • Pictures at an Exhibition

    Modest Mussorgsky

    Friday
    May 20

    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic | Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 91174 (Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, etc.)
  • Flute Trio #3 "London"

    Joseph Haydn

    Friday
    May 20

    Bernard Goldberg (flute) | Jeffrey Khaner (flute) | Loren Mallory Hampton (cello)

    Priceless 1077 (Haydn: London Trios, Flute Quartets)
  • Three Pieces, Op. 11: #3. Mazurka

    David Popper

    Friday
    May 20

    Wendy Warner (cello) | Eileen Buck (piano)

    Cedille 90000.111 (Wendy Warner Plays Popper & Piatigorsky)
  • Piano Concerto #23 in A Major, K. 488: I. Allegro

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Leon Fleisher (piano) | Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra | Leon Fleisher (conductor)

    Sony 88697-43505 (Mozart: Piano Concertos)
  • Sonata, RV 53 for Oboe and Basso continuo in C Minor {edit}

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Friday
    May 20

    Burkhard Glaetzner (oboe) | Siegfried Pank (viola da gamba) | Achim Beyer (violone) | Christine Schornsheim (harpsichord)

    Capriccio 10.143 (Vivaldi: The Oboe Sonatas)
  • Hungarian Dance #4

    Johannes Brahms

    Friday
    May 20

    Steven & Stijn Kolacny (pianists)

    Etcetera 5250 (Brahms: Hungarian Dances)
  • Trio for Flute, Bassoon and Piano in G Major, WoO 37: III. Thema andante con variazioni

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Friday
    May 20

    Jean-Pierre Rampal (flute) | Paul Hongue (bassoon) | Robert Veyron (piano)

    Brilliant 93525 (Beethoven: Complete Works)
  • Cycloiden Waltz

    Johann Strauss II

    Friday
    May 20

    Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic | Johannes Wildner (conductor)

    Marco Polo 223.221 (J. Strauss, Jr.: Edition, Vol. 21)
  • Grand Galop chromatique

    Franz Liszt

    Friday
    May 20

    Lang Lang (piano)

    Sony 789141 (Liszt)
  • Concerto, BWV 1044 for Flute, Violin and Keyboard in A Minor: I. Allegro

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Arion | Jaap ter Linden (conductor)

    Early Music 7753 (Bach)
  • "VIllage Swallows of Austria" Waltz

    Josef Strauss

    Friday
    May 20

    Vienna Philharmonic | Zubin Mehta (conductor)

    Sony 88875.03791 (New Year's Concert 2015)
  • Seguidillas & Canción (from various zarzuelas)

    José de Nebra

    Friday
    May 20

    Concerto of Cologne | Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

    Archiv 479.2050 (El Maestro Farinelli)
  • Slavonic Dance, Op. 46 #4

    Antonín Dvorák

    Friday
    May 20

    Berlin Philharmonic | Lorin Maazel (conductor)

    EMI 49547 (Dvorák: Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 & 72)
  • Flute Quartet, K. 298 in A Major

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Eckart Haupt (flute) | Peter Mirring (violin) | Peter Schikora (viola) | Gerhard Pluskwik (cello)

    Capriccio 10.282 (Mozart: Die Flötenquartette)
  • Klavierstücke (Piano Pieces), Op. 32: #3. Romanze

    Robert Schumann

    Friday
    May 20

    Daniel Levy (piano)

    Nimbus 5238 (Schumann: Piano Music, Vol. 3)
  • Concerto After Scarlatti #9 in C Major

    Charles Avison

    Friday
    May 20

    Café Zimmermann

    Alpha 31 (Avison: Concertos in Seven Parts)
  • Rondo for Piano & Orchestra

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Friday
    May 20

    Walter Klien (piano) | St. Louis Symphony Orchestra | Jerzy Semkov (conductor)

    Vox 9019 (Beethoven: Choral Fantasy)
  • Alcina: Overture

    George Frideric Handel

    Friday
    May 20

    Montreal Baroque Orchestra | Joël Thiffault (conductor)

    ATMA 3005 (MISSING)
  • Violin Sonata in D Major, Op. 26: I. Allegro

    Dora Pejacevic

    Friday
    May 20

    Andrej Bielow (violin) | Oliver Triendl (piano)

    CPO 777420 (Dora Pejacevic: Violin Sonatas)
  • Sinfonia, H. 660 in A Major

    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra | Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 77187 (C.P.E. Bach: Hamburg Symphonies, Concerti)
  • Symphony #7 in A Major, Op. 92: IV. Allegro con brio

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Friday
    May 20

    Berlin Philharmonic | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DG 469.000 (Beethoven: Die Symphonien)
  • Concerto, RV 429

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Friday
    May 20

    James Galway (flute) | Venetian Soloists | Claudio Scimone (conductor)

    RCA 7928 (Vivaldi: 6 Concertos)
  • Norwegian Festival Overture

    Johan Halvorsen

    Friday
    May 20

    Bergen Philharmonic | Karsten Andersen (conductor)

    NKF 50013 (Johan Halvorsen)
  • Symphony, Op. 3 #6 in G Major

    Johann Christian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Hanover Band | Antony Halstead (conductor)

    CPO 999.268 (J.C. Bach: Symphonies, Op. 3)
  • Symphony #2

    Camille Saint-Saëns

    Friday
    May 20

    French National Radio Orchestra | Jean Martinon (conductor)

    EMI 62643 (Saint-Saëns: Symphonies)
  • Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 3 #1

    Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges

    Friday
    May 20

    Qian Zhou (violin) | Toronto Camerata | Kevin Mallon (conductor)

    Naxos 557.322 (Saint-Georges: Violin Concertos, Vol. 2)
  • Symphony #2 in E-flat Major, Op. 38

    Zdenek Fibich

    Friday
    May 20

    Czech National Symphony Orchestra | Marek Stilec (conductor)

    Naxos 573.157 (Fibich: Orchestral Works 2)
  • Concerto, BWV 1057

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Sir András Schiff (piano) | Chamber Orchestra of Europe | Sir András Schiff (conductor)

    London 425.676 (Bach: Concertos BWV 1052 - 1058)
  • Danube Maiden

    Johann Strauss II

    Friday
    May 20

    Johann Strauss Orchestra | Willi Boskovsky (conductor)

    EMI 64108 (J. Strauss II: Waltzes)
  • Piano Sonata #4

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Friday
    May 20

    Daniel Barenboim (piano)

    DG 413.759 (Beethoven: The Piano Sonatas Nos. 1 - 15)
  • Ouverture in C Minor, TWV 55:c4

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Friday
    May 20

    Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra | Barthold Kuijken (flute, conductor)

    Naxos 573.900 (The Colourful Telemann)
  • Piano Concerto #1 in D Minor, Op. 15

    Johannes Brahms

    Friday
    May 20

    Lars Vogt (piano) | Royal Northern Sinfonia | Lars Vogt (conductor)

    Ondine 1330 (Johannes Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1; Four Ballades, Op. 10)
  • Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

    Philips 412.269 (Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Ein Musikalischer Spass)
  • Piano Concerto #4

    John Field

    Friday
    May 20

    Míceál O'Rourke (piano) | London Mozart Players | Matthias Bamert (conductor)

    Chandos 9442 (Field: Piano Concertos 4 & 6)
  • Brandenburg Concerto #4

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Linde Consort

    EMI 47046 (Bach: Brandenburg Concerto Nos. 3, 4 & 5)
  • Symphony #51

    Joseph Haydn

    Friday
    May 20

    The English Concert | Trevor Pinnock (conductor)

    Archiv 429.400 (Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 43, 51, & 52)
  • Violin Concerto #1

    Max Bruch

    Friday
    May 20

    Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (violin) | Minnesota Orchestra | Edo de Waart (conductor)

    EMI 49429 (Brahms & Bruch: Violin Concertos)
  • Symphony #3

    Thomas Augustine Arne

    Friday
    May 20

    Cantilena | Adrian Shepherd (conductor)

    Chandos 8403 (Arne: Symphonies 1 - 4)

WETA VivaLaVoce

  • Missa Longa in C Major, K 262

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Marietta Fischesser (soprano) | Barbara Werner (alto) | Benoit Haller (tenor) | Christof Fischesser (bass) | Jens Wollenschlager (organ) | Chamber Choir of Europe | Kammerorchester Mannheim | Nicol Matt (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Quattro pezzi sacri (Four Sacred Pieces): II. Stabat Mater

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Friday
    May 20

    Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecila, Roma | Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Roma | Sir Antonio Pappano (conductor)

    Warner Classics 845242 (Verdi: Quattro pezzi sacri, Libera me)
  • Cantata, BWV 170. Vergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust (Contented rest, beloved inner joy)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Michael Chance (alto) | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: St Gumbertus, Ansbach, Jul 30, 2000]

    SDG 156 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 4)
  • Madama Butterfly

    Giacomo Puccini

    Friday
    May 20

    Leontyne Price (soprano) [Cio-cio-san] | Rosalind Elias (mezzo-soprano) [Suzuki] | Richard Tucker (tenor) [B. F. Pinkerton] | Anna di Stasio (mezzo-soprano) [Kate Pinkerton] | Philip Maero (baritone) [Sharpless] | Piero de Palma (tenor) [Goro] | Robert Kerns (baritone) [Il principe Yamadori] | Virgilio Carbonari (bass) [Il Bonzo] | Arturo La Porta (baritone) [Il commissario imperiale] | Mario Rinaudo (bass) [L'ufficiale del registro] | Leo Pudis (bass) [Lo zio Yakusidè] | Fernanda Cadoni (mezzo-soprano) [La madre di Cio-cio-san] | Gianna Lollini (soprano) [La zia di Cio-cio-san] | Silvia Bertona (soprano) [La cugina di Cio-cio-san] | Orchestra e coro RCA Italiana | Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

    RCA 68884 (Puccini: Madama Butterfly)
  • Siroe: Medarse's aria. "Ebbi da te la vita" (From you I received my life)

    Johann Adolf Hasse

    Friday
    May 20

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

    Naive 5333 (Arias for Caffarelli)
  • Les contes d'Hoffmann: Act II, Finale

    Jacques Offenbach

    Friday
    May 20

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

    DG 427.682 (Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann)
  • Maria Stuarda: Act II

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Friday
    May 20

    Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra] | Edita Gruberova [Maria Stuarda, Regina di Scozia] | Iris Vermillion (mezzo-soprano) [Anna Kennedy] | Francisco Araiza [Roberto, Conte di Leicester] | Simone Alaimo [Lord Guglielmo Cecil] | Francesco Ellero d'Artegna [Giorgio Talbot, Conte di Shrewsbury] | Bavarian Radio Chorus | Munich Radio Orchestra | Giuseppe Patanè (conductor)

    Philips 426.233 (Donizetti: Maria Stuarda)
  • Cantata, BWV 39. Brich denn Hungrigen dein Brot (Deal thy bread to the hungry)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Gillian Keith (soprano) | Wilke te Brummelstroete (alto) | Dietrich Henschel (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: St Giles Cripplegate, London, Jun 25-26, 2000]

    SDG 101 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 1)
  • The Creation (Die Schöpfung): #30. Duet. "Holde Gattin, dir zur Seite.Der tauende Morgen"

    Joseph Haydn

    Friday
    May 20

    Edith Mathis [Eva] | Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau [Adam] | Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)

    Philips 416.449 (Haydn: Die Schöpfung)
  • Agrippina: Act III, Scenes 9-15

    George Frideric Handel

    Friday
    May 20

    Alexandrina Pendatchanska [Agrippina] | Jennifer Rivera [Nerone] | Sunhae Im [Poppea] | Bejun Mehta [Ottone] | Marcos Fink [Claudio] | Neal Davies [Pallante] | Dominique Visse [Narciso] | Daniel Schmutzhard [Lesbo] | Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin | René Jacobs (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.2088.90 (Handel: Agrippina)
  • Le Roi malgré lui: Gypsy song. "Il est un vieux chant de Bohême"

    Emmanuel Chabrier

    Friday
    May 20

    Natalie Dessay (soprano) | Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo | Patrick Fournillier (conductor)

    EMI 56159 (French Opera Arias)
  • A German Requiem, Op. 45: #7. Blessed are the dead

    Johannes Brahms

    Friday
    May 20

    Mormon Tabernacle Choir | Utah Symphony | Craig Jessop (conductor)

    Telarc 80501 (Brahms: A German Requiem)
  • Vier Duette (4 Duets), Op. 34

    Robert Schumann

    Friday
    May 20

    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) | Julia Varady (soprano) | Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

    DG 477.8816 (Schumann: Lieder)
  • Messa da Requiem: VII. Libera me

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Friday
    May 20

    Leontyne Price (soprano) | Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano) | Veriano Luchetti | José van Dam (baritone) | Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    RCA 2476 (Verdi: Requiem)
  • Les Pêcheurs de perles: Act I, Opening Chorus. "Sur la grève en feu"

    Georges Bizet

    Friday
    May 20

    Chours du Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique | Orchestre du Théâtre National de l'Opéra-Comique | Pierre Dervaux (conductor) | Jacques Mars

    EMI 69704 (Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de perles)
  • Cendrillon: Aria. "Ah! que mes sours -- Reste au foyer, petit grillon"

    Jules Massenet

    Friday
    May 20

    Magdalena Kozená | Mahler Chamber Orchestra | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    DG 0001302 (French Arias)
  • Das Lied von der Erde

    Gustav Mahler

    Friday
    May 20

    Stuart Skelton (tenor) | Thomas Hampson (baritone) | San Francisco Symphony | Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    Mahler Feest (Mahler Feest)
  • La Dame Blanche: Act II, Georges's cavatina. "Maintenant observons...Viens, gentille dame" (Now, let us watch...Come, gentle lady)

    François Adrien Boieldieu

    Friday
    May 20

    Piotr Beczala (tenor) | Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon | Alain Altinoglu (conductor)

    DG 479.4101 (The French Collection)
  • Coronation Mass in C Major, K 317

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Pamela Heuvelmans (soprano) | Barbara Werner (alto) | Benoit Haller (tenor) | Manfred Bittner (bass) | Jens Wollenschlager (organ) | Chamber Choir of Europe | Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester, Pforzheim | Nicol Matt (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Le Livre de Baudelaire: I. Le Balcon (orch. John Adams)

    Claude Debussy

    Friday
    May 20

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

    Warner Classics 61938 (Chausson, Ravel & Debussy)
  • Cantata, BWV 161. Komm, du süße Todesstunde (Come, O sweet hour of death)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Robin Tyson (alto) | Mark Padmore (tenor) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Santo Domingo de Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela, Oct 7, 2000]

    SDG 104 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 8)
  • La Damnation de Faust: Part III, Faust's aria. "Merci, doux crépuscule! (I thank you, gentle twilight)

    Hector Berlioz

    Friday
    May 20

    Piotr Beczala (tenor) | Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon | Alain Altinoglu (conductor)

    DG 479.4101 (The French Collection)
  • Saffo: Grand scene finale, Saffo's aria. "Flutto che muggi...Teco dall'are pronube...L'ama ognor qual io l'amai" (Waves crashing...I come from the nuptial altar...Always love him as I loved him)

    Giovanni Pacini

    Friday
    May 20

    Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) [Saffo] | Rémi Mathieu (tenor) [Faone] | Héloise Mas (mezzo-soprano) [Climene] | Nabil Suliman (baritone) [Alcandro] | Orchestre et Chœur de l'Opéra National de Lyon | Riccardo Minasi (conductor)

    Erato 63656 (Stella di Napoli)
  • La Favorite: Act IV

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Friday
    May 20

    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)
  • Spanisches Liederbuch: Müh'voll komm' ich und beladen (Sorrowful and oppressed with care I come)

    Hugo Wolf

    Friday
    May 20

    Michaela Selinger (mezzo-soprano) | Russell Ryan (piano)

    Bridge 9378 (Wolf: The Spanish & Italian Songbooks)
  • A German Requiem, Op. 45: #6. Here on Earth have we no continuing place

    Johannes Brahms

    Friday
    May 20

    Mormon Tabernacle Choir | Utah Symphony | Craig Jessop (conductor)

    Telarc 80501 (Brahms: A German Requiem)
  • Vier Gesänge (4 Airs), Op. 142

    Robert Schumann

    Friday
    May 20

    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) | Edith Mathis (soprano) | Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

    DG 477.8816 (Schumann: Lieder)
  • Don Quichotte: Act V

    Jules Massenet

    Friday
    May 20

    Teresa Berganza (mezzo-soprano) [La belle Dulcinée] | José van Dam (baritone) [Don Quichotte] | Alain Fondary [Sancho Pança] | Isabelle Vernet [Pedro] | Marie-Ange Todorovitch [Garcias] | Christian Papis [Rodriguez] | Nicolas Rivenq (bass) [Juan] | Jean-Claude Barbier [Le chef des bandits] | Chour et Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse | Michel Plasson (conductor)

    EMI 54767 (Massenet: Don Quichotte)
  • Don Gil de Alcalà: Habanera. "Todas las mañanitas" (Every morning)

    Manuel Penella Moreno

    Friday
    May 20

    Corinne Winters (soprano) | Maya Lahyani (mezzo-soprano) | Oren Fader (guitar) | Steven Blier (piano)

    GPR 70013 (Songs of Spain)
  • Elias (Elijah): Nr. 21-22, Aria and Chorus. "Höre, Israel, höre des Herrn Stimme!"; "Fürchte dich nicht, spricht unser Gott"

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Friday
    May 20

    Chor des Städt. Musikvereins zu Düsseldorf | Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker | James Conlon (conductor)

    EMI 56475 (Mendelssohn: Elias)
  • Il pastor fido (The faithful shepherd): Act I

    George Frideric Handel

    Friday
    May 20

    Anna Dennis [Mirtillo] | Lucy Crowe [Amarilli] | Katherine Manley [Eurilla] | Madeleine Shaw [Dorinda] | Clint van der Linde [Silvio] | Lisandro Abadie [Tirenio] | La Nuova Musica | David Bates (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 907585.86 (Handel: Il pastor fido)
  • Des Knaben Wunderhorn: #14. Das himmlische Leben

    Gustav Mahler

    Friday
    May 20

    Barbara Bonney (soprano) | Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra | Riccardo Chailly (conductor)

    Decca 00000029 (Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
  • Missa Solemnis in G Major, K 337

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Marietta Fischesser (soprano) | Barbara Werner (alto) | Benoit Haller (tenor) | Manfred Bittner (bass) | Jens Wollenschlager (organ) | Chamber Choir of Europe | Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester, Mannheim | Nicol Matt (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Cantata, BWV 5. Wo soll ich fliehen hin (Whither shall I flee?)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Joanne Lunn (soprano) | William Towers (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: Erlöserkirche, Potsdam Oct 29, 2000]

    SDG 110 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 10)
  • Schwanengesang (Swansong), D 957 [poems by Rellstab, Heine, Seidl]

    Franz Schubert

    Friday
    May 20

    Mark Padmore (tenor) | Paul Lewis (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.7520 (Schubert: Schwanengesang)
  • Rappresentatione di anima et di corpo (The Representation of the Soul and the Body): Act III, Scenes 13-15

    Emilio de Cavalieri

    Friday
    May 20

    Marie-Claude Chappuis [Anima] | Johannes Weisser [Corpo] | Gyula Orendt [Consiglio] | Mark Milhofer [Intelletto] | Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin | Concerto Vocale | Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin | René Jacobs (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.2200 (Cavalieri: Rappresentatione di anima et di corpo)
  • Ercole sul Termodonte (Hercules on the Thermodon): Act III, Scenes 1-6

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Friday
    May 20

    Vivica Genaux [Antiope] | Joyce DiDonato [Ippolita] | Patrizia Ciofi [Orizia] | Diana Damrau [Martesia] | Rolando Villazón [Ercole] | Romina Basso [Teseo] | Philippe Jaroussky [Alceste] | Topi Lehtipuu [Telamone] | Coro da Camera "Santa Cecilia" di Borgo San Lorenzo | Europa Galante | Fabio Biondi (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 94545 (Vivaldi: Ercole sul Termodonte)
  • Die lustige Witwe: Dance & Vilja-Lied. "Ich bitte, hier jetzt zu verweilen.Es lebt' eine Vilja" [Act II]

    Franz Lehár

    Friday
    May 20

    Felicity Lott (soprano) [Hanna Glawari] | The Glyndebourne Chorus | London Philharmonic Orchestra | Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

    EMI 55152 (Lehár: Lustige Witwe)
  • Carmina Burana: III. Cour d'amours [The Court of Love]

    Carl Orff

    Friday
    May 20

    Christian Gerhaher (baritone) | Patricia Petibon (soprano) | Bavarian Radio Chorus | Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra | Daniel Harding (conductor)

    DG 477.8778 (Orff: Carmina Burana)
  • Cavalleria rusticana: "Intanto amici.Viva il vino spumeggiante"

    Pietro Mascagni

    Friday
    May 20

    José Carreras (tenor) | Astrid Varnay (alto) | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | Philharmonia Orchestra | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

    EMI 74971 (Opera Arias)
  • Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson: #1 "Nature, the gentlest mother"

    Aaron Copland

    Friday
    May 20

    Measha Brueggergosman (soprano) | Manitoba Chamber Orchestra | Roy Goodman (conductor)

    CBC 5234 (So Much To Tell)
  • Anna Bolena: Act I, Scene 3

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Friday
    May 20

    Joan Sutherland (soprano) [Anna Bolena] | Samuel Ramey (bass) [Enrico VIII] | Jerry Hadley (tenor) [Lord Riccardo Percy] | Susanne Mentzer [Giovanna Seymour] | Bernadette Manca di Nissa [Smeton] | Giorgio Surian [Lord Rochefort] | Ernesto Gavazzi [Sir Hervey] | Chorus of the Welsh National Opera [Cortigiani, dame, paggi, scudieri, cacciatori, sceriffi, guardie] | Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera | Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    London 421.096 (Donizetti: Anna Bolena)
  • Arias (selections from Radamisto, Ottone, Giulio Cesare, and Arianna)

    George Frideric Handel

    Friday
    May 20

    Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano) | Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra | Nicholas McGegan (harpsichord & conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.7471.72 (A Tribute)
  • Cantata, BWV 114. Ach, lieben Christen, seid getrost (Ah, dear Christians, be comforted)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Katharine Fuge (soprano) | Charles Humphries (alto) | Mark Padmore (tenor) | Stephan Loges (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Allhelgonakyrkan, Lund, Oct 14, 2000]

    SDG 159 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 9)
  • Mass in E-flat Major, D 950

    Franz Schubert

    Friday
    May 20

    Ruth Ziesak (soprano) | Jard Van Nes (alto) | Herbert Lippert (tenor) | Wolfgang Bünten (tenor) | Andreas Schmidt (baritone) | Bavarian Radio Chorus and Symphony Orchestra | Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    Sony Classical 69290 (Schubert: Mass in E-Flat Major)
  • I Vespri Siciliani

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Friday
    May 20

    Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Elena] | Chris Merritt [Arrigo] | Giorgio Zancanaro [Monforte] | Ferruccio Furlanetto [Procida] | Gloria Banditelli [Ninetta] | Ernesto Gavazzi [Danieli] | Enzo Capuano [Bethune] | Francesco Musinu [Vaudemont] | Paolo Barbacini [Tebaldo] | Marco Chingari [Roberto] | Ferrero Poggi [Manfredo] | Coro del Teatro alla Scala [Sicilian men and women, French soldiers] | Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

    Decca 478.4916 (Verdi Complete Works)
  • Sigurd: Act II, Sigurd's aria. "Le bruit des chants s'éteint...Esprits, gardiens de ces lieux" (The sound of singing fades...Spirits, guardians of this revered place)

    Ernest Reyer

    Friday
    May 20

    Bryan Hymel (tenor) | PKF-Prague Philharmonia | Emmanuel Villaume (conductor)

    Warner Classics 2564617950 (Héroïque)
  • Parsifal: "Amfortas! Die Wunde!"

    Richard Wagner

    Friday
    May 20

    Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) | Margarete Joswig (mezzo-soprano) | Mahler Chamber Orchestra | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    Decca 0014132 (Mozart: Schubert, Beethoven & Wagner)
  • Médée: Act II

    Marc-Antoine Charpentier

    Friday
    May 20

    Jill Feldman [Médée] | Jacques Bona [Créon] | Agnes Mellon [Créuse] | Gilles Ragon [Jason] | Philippe Cantor [Oronte] | Sophie Boulin [Nérine] | Les Arts Florissants Chours et Orchestre | William Christie (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 901139.41 (Charpentier: Médée)
  • La finta giardiniera: Act III

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Friday
    May 20

    Thomas Moser [Don Anchise] | Edita Gruberova [La Marchesa Violante Onesti/Sandrina] | Uwe Heilmann [Il Contino Belfiore] | Charlotte Margiono [Arminda] | Monica Bacelli [Il Cavalier Ramiro] | Dawn Upshaw (soprano) [Serpetta] | Anton Scharinger [Roberto/Nardo] | Concentus Musicus Wien | Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Teldec 9031-72309 (Mozart: La finta giardiniera)
  • Cantata, BWV 78. Jesu, der du meine Seele (Jesus, who has wrested my soul)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Friday
    May 20

    Malin Hartelius (soprano) | Robin Tyson (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: Abbaye d'Ambronay, Sep 24, 2000]

    SDG 124 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 7)
  • Five Male Choruses, B 87, Op. 27: IV. The Lost Lamb

    Antonin Dvorák

    Friday
    May 20

    Cantus

    Cantus 1213 (Song of a Czech)
  • Merope: Act 3, scene 7, aria (Epitide). "Sposa...non mi conosci"

    Gerolamo Giacomelli

    Friday
    May 20

    Max Emanuel Cencic (countertenor) | Il Pomo d'Oro | Riccardo Minasi (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 645452 (Venezia)
  • Die Schöpfung (The Creation): Part II, Conclusion. "Un Gott sah jedes Ding...Vollendent is das große Werk" (And God saw every thing that he had made...Achieved is the glorious work)

    Joseph Haydn

    Friday
    May 20

    Boston Baroque | Martin Pearlman (conductor) | Amanda Forsythe (soprano) [Gabriel] | Keith Jameson (tenor) [Uriel] | Kevin Deas (baritone) [Raphael]

    Linn 401 (Haydn: The Creation)
  • Amadigi: Act III, Finale

    George Frideric Handel

    Friday
    May 20

    Nathalie Stutzmann [Amadigi di Gaula] | Jennifer Smith (soprano) [Oriana] | Eiddwen Harrhy [Melissa] | Bernarda Fink (alto) [Dardano] | Bertin Pascal [Orgando] | Les musiciens du Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    Erato 2292-45490 (Handel: Amadigi)
  • Die Sternennächte, D 670 (Starry Nights)

    Franz Schubert

    Friday
    May 20

    Matthias Goerne (baritone) | Eric Schneider (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 902004.05 (Schubert: An mein Herz)
  • Poème de l'amour et de la mer: II. La Mort de l'amour

    Ernest Chausson

    Friday
    May 20

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

    Warner Classics 61938 (Chausson, Ravel & Debussy)