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WETA Classical

  • Orpheus in the Underworld: Overture

    Jacques Offenbach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Vienna Philharmonic | Lorin Maazel (conductor)

    DG 400.040 (New Year's Concert)
  • Viola Concerto #1 in D Major

    Carl Stamitz

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Victoria Chiang (viola) | Baltimore Chamber Orchestra | Markand Thakar (conductor)

    Naxos 572.162 (Stamitz & Hoffmeister: Viola Concertos)
  • Violin Sonata in G Minor, Op. 20

    Arthur Foote

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Kevin Lawrence (violin) | Eric Larsen (piano)

    New World 80464 (The Violin Music of Arthur Foote)
  • Concerto, RV 531

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Yo-Yo Ma (cello) | Jonathan Manson (cello) | Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra | Ton Koopman (conductor)

    Sony 90916 (Vivaldi's Cello)
  • Impromptu in B-flat Major (Op. 142 #3)

    Franz Schubert

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Alfred Brendel (piano)

    Philips 411.040 (Schubert: Impromptus Op. 90 & 142)
  • Symphony #38 "Prague"

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Mozart Akadamie Amsterdam | Jaap ter Linden (conductor)

    Brilliant 92702 (Essential Mozart)
  • Cinderella: Overture

    Gioachino Rossini

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Chamber Orchestra of Europe | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DG 431.653 (Rossini: Overtures)
  • Foster Gallery:Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair

    Morton Gould

    Monday
    Jul 4

    National Symphony Orch. of Ukraine | Theodore Kuchar (conductor)

    Naxos 559.005 (Gould: American Ballads, Foster Gallery)
  • Grande Tarantelle

    Louis Moreau Gottschalk

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Reid Nibley (piano) | Utah Symphony Orchestra | Maurice Abravanel (conductor)

    Vanguard 4051 (Gottschalk, Vol. 2)
  • Appalachian Spring: Simple Gifts

    Aaron Copland

    Monday
    Jul 4

    New York Philharmonic | Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    CBS 37257 (Copland: Appalachian Spring)
  • Symphony C Major

    Georges Bizet

    Monday
    Jul 4

    French National Orchestra | Seiji Ozawa (conductor)

    EMI 63898 (Bizet: Symphony in C, etc.)
  • Summerland

    William Grant Still

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Sierra Winds

    Cambria 1083 (Get on Board)
  • Flute Sonata, BWV 1035 in E Major

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Jed Wentz (flute) | Michael Borgstede (harpsichord)

    Brilliant 93814 (Bach Complete Chamber Music for Flute)
  • Fair Melusina Overture

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Freiburg Baroque Orchestra | Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.2369 (Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 2; Symphony No. 1)
  • Doce Piezas Caracteristicas, Op. 92: Pavana

    Isaac Albéniz

    Monday
    Jul 4

    David Russell (guitar)

    Telarc 32712 (Spanish Music for Classical Guitar)
  • Sinfonia, H. 661 in B Minor

    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Camerata Bern | Thomas Füri (conductor)

    Denon 73326 (C.P.E. Bach: 6 Hamburg Symphonies, wq.182)
  • Rienzi: Overture

    Richard Wagner

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Cleveland Orchestra | Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

    DG 477.8773 (Wagner: Preludes & Overtures)
  • Piano Quintet in A Minor: IV. Scherzo

    Florence Price

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Catalyst Quartet | Michelle Cann (piano)

    Azica 71346 (Uncovered, Vol. 2: Florence B. Price)
  • Flute Sonata #276 in C Minor, QV 1:18

    Johann Joachim Quantz

    Monday
    Jul 4

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

    Naxos 557.805 (Quantz: Flute Sonatas Nos. 272 - 277)
  • Gayane: Dances

    Aram Khachaturian

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Scottish National Orchestra | Neeme Järvi (conductor)

    Chandos 8542 (Khachaturian: Piano Concerto, etc.)
  • Canzon XIV (1615)

    Giovanni Gabrieli

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Empire Brass

    Telarc 80204 (Music of Gabrieli)
  • Tales from Vienna Woods

    Johann Strauss II

    Monday
    Jul 4

    London Philharmonic | Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

    EMI 54089 (J. Strauss II: Waltzes & Overtures)
  • Sinfonia Melodica, TWV 50:2

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra | Barthold Kuijken (flute, conductor)

    Naxos 573.900 (The Colourful Telemann)
  • Scherzo Tarantelle

    Henryk Wieniawski

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Maxim Vengerov (violin) | Ian Brown (piano)

    EMI 57916 (Kreisler, Sarasater, Wieniawski, etc.)
  • Concerto, RV 425

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Pepe Romero (guitar) | I Musici

    Philips 434.082 (Vivaldi: Concertos for Guitar and Strings)
  • L'Italiana in Algeri: Overture

    Gioachino Rossini

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    DG 415.363 (Rossini: Overtures)
  • Piano Trio: III. Allegro vigoroso

    Rebecca Clarke

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Neave Trio

    Chandos 20139 (Her Voice: Piano Trios by Farrenc, Beach, and Clarke)
  • Divertimento, K. 138

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Norwegian Chamber Orchestra | Iona Brown (conductor)

    Omega 1004 (Mozart: Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Symphony No. 29, Divertementos K.136 & K.138)
  • Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna: Overture

    Franz von Suppé

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Vienna Philharmonic | Zubin Mehta (conductor)

    Sony 88875.03791 (New Year's Concert 2015)
  • Violin Concerto: III

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Cho Liang Lin (violin) | Philharmonia Orchestra | Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    CBS 45521 (Greatest Hits, Violin)
  • Stars and Stripes: Finale

    Hershey Kay

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Boston Pops | Arthur Fiedler (conductor)

    RCA 61501 (Kay: Stars and Stripes, Cakewalk)
  • Sonata, RV 81 for 2 Oboes and Basso continuo in G Minor

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Burkhard Glaetzner (oboe) | Ingo Goritzki (oboe) | Siegfried Pank (viola da gamba) | Achim Beyer (violone)

    Capriccio 10.143 (Vivaldi: The Oboe Sonatas)
  • Holberg Suite, Op. 40

    Edvard Grieg

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

    DG 423.060 (Grieg & Tchaikovsky)
  • Oboe d'amore Concerto D Major

    Johan Helmich Roman

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Alf Nilsson (oboe d'amore) | Anders Ohrwall (harpsichord) | Stockholm Sinfonietta | Jan-Olav Wedin (conductor)

    Bis 165 (A Swedish Pastorale)
  • From the Bohemian Forest, Op. 68: #5. Silent Woods (arranged for solo cello and cello ensemble by Kian Soltani)

    Antonín Dvorák

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Kian Soltani (cello) | Cellists of Berlin Staatskapelle

    DG 483.6090 (Kian Soltani: Dvorak)
  • Horn Concerto #2 in E-flat Major

    Richard Strauss

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Hermann Baumann (horn) | Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra | Kurt Masur (conductor)

    Philips 412.237 (R. Strauss: Horn Concertos Nos. 1 & 2)
  • Musical Offering, BWV 1079: Sonata for Flute, Violin and Continuo

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Musica Antiqua Köln | Reinhard Goebel (conductor)

    Archiv 413.642 (Bach: Musical Offering)
  • Piano Quintet

    Robert Schumann

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Emanuel Ax (piano) | Cleveland Quartet

    RCA 6498 (Schumann: Quintet for Piano and Strings in E-Flat, Op. 44, Quartet for Piano and Strings in E-Flat, Op. 47)
  • Horn Concerto D Major

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Ludwig Güttler (corno da caccia) | Leipzig New Bach Collegium Musicum | Max Pommer (conductor)

    Capriccio 10.008 (Corno da caccia)
  • Violin Concerto #5 "Turkish"

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) | London Philharmonic | Anne-Sophie Mutter (conductor)

    DG 0005078 (Mozart: The Violin Concertos, Sinfonia Concertante)
  • Symphony #2 in E-flat Major, Op. 38

    Zdenek Fibich

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Czech National Symphony Orchestra | Marek Stilec (conductor)

    Naxos 573.157 (Fibich: Orchestral Works 2)
  • Variations on the aria "Je suis encore dans mon printemps", Op. 36

    Louis Spohr

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Ursula Holliger (harp)

    Jecklin 573 (Spohr: Sonaten für Harfe und Violine, etc.)
  • String Quartet, Op. 54 #1

    Joseph Haydn

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Endellion String Quartet

    Virgin Classics 90719 (Haydn: String Quartets, Op. 54)
  • Hebrides Overture

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Vienna Philharmonic | Christian Thielemann (conductor)

    DG 474.5022 (German Overtures)
  • Flute Concerto, H. 445 in G Major

    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Patrick Gallois (flute) | CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra | Peter Schreier (conductor)

    DG 439.895 (Flute Concertos from Sanssouci)
  • Quintet in C Major, Op. 79

    August Klughardt

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Les Vents Français

    Warner Classics 52856 (Romantique)
  • Piano Trio, WoO 38 in E-flat Major

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Vladimir Ashkenazy (piano) | Itzhak Perlman (violin) | Lynn Harrell (cello)

    EMI 47455 (Beethoven: Piano Trios)
  • Symphony #8

    Antonín Dvorák

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Cleveland Orchestra | Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor)

    London 414.422 (Dvorák: Symphony No. 8, Scherzo Capriccioso)
  • Sonata, BWV 1032 for Flute and Harpsichord Obbligato in A Major

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Aurele Nicolet (flute) | Christiane Jaccottet (harpsichord)

    Denon 7331 (Bach: The Complete Sonatas for Flute)

WETA VivaLaVoce

  • Apollo et Hyacinthus: Act III

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Monday
    Jul 4

    John Dickie [Oebalus, King of Lacedemonia] | Venceslava Hruba-Freiberger [Melia] | Arno Raunig [Hyacinthus] | Ralf Popken [Apollo] | Axel Köhler [Zephyrus] | Leipzig Radio Chorus | Leipzig Radio Orchestra | Max Pommer (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Mass in C Major, Op. 86: IV. Sanctus

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Monday
    Jul 4

    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)
  • Missa sopra "Ecco sì beato giorno" (Mass based on "Ecco sì beato giorno")

    Alessandro Striggio

    Monday
    Jul 4

    I Fagiolini | Robert Hollingworth (conductor)

    Decca 478.2734 (Striggio: Missa Ecco sì beato giorno)
  • Die schöne Müllerin, D 795: #16. Die liebe Farbe [The Fair Miller-Maid: The favorite color]

    Franz Schubert

    Monday
    Jul 4

    John Elwes (tenor) | Kenneth Slowik (fortepiano)

    Dorian 90702 (Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin, D 795)
  • Motet. Veni, dilecte mi (Come, my beloved)

    Orlando di Lasso

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Stile Antico

    Harmonia Mundi 807489 (Song of Songs)
  • Un ballo in maschera: Act I

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Riccardo] | Renato Bruson [Renato] | Margaret Price [Amelia] | Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) [Ulrica] | Kathleen Battle (soprano) [Oscar] | Peter Weber [Silvano] | Robert Lloyd (bass) [Samuel] | Malcolm King [Tom] | Alexander Oliver [Un Giudice] | Peter Hall [Un Servo d'Amelia] | London Opera Chorus | Royal College of Music Junior Department Chorus | National Philharmonic Orchestra | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    London 410.210 (Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera)
  • Kindertotenlieder

    Gustav Mahler

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Marjana Lipovsek (alto) | Berlin Philharmonic | Bernard Haitink (conductor) | Recorded live on May 10, 1995 at the Mahler Festival in Amsterdam

    Mahler Feest (Mahler Feest)
  • Tancredi: Act I, Tancredi's recitative and cavatina. "O patria, dolce e ingrata patria!...Di tanti palpiti" (O my native land, sweet ungrateful land!...From you, my beloved)

    Gioachino Rossini

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Elina Garanca (mezzo-soprano) | Filarmonica del Teatro Communale di Bologna | Roberto Abbado (conductor)

    DG 0012818 (Bel Canto)
  • Cantata, BWV 101. Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott (Take from us, Lord, thou faithful God)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Joanne Lunn (soprano) | Daniel Taylor (alto) | Christoph Genz (tenor) | Gotthold Schwarz (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Dom, Braunschweig, Aug 27, 2000]

    SDG 147 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 5)
  • Aria. Künft'ger Zeiten eitler Kummer, HWV 202 (Vain care of times to come)

    George Frideric Handel

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Iestyn Davies (countertenor) | Ensemble Guadagni

    Wigmore Live 38 (Handel: Nine German Arias)
  • La Favorite: Act III, Conclusion

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Monday
    Jul 4

    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)
  • Requiem in D Minor, Op. 48

    Gabriel Fauré

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Matthias Goerne (baritone) | Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor) | Chœur de l'Orchestre de Paris | Orchestre de Paris | Paavo Järvi (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 70921 (Fauré: Requiem in D Minor, Op. 48)
  • Hymn. Ave, Maris Stella (Hail, Star of the Sea) (Claudio Monteverdi; Francesco Soriano; plainchant)

    Various

    Monday
    Jul 4

    I Fagiolini | Robert Hollingworth (conductor)

    Decca 0016794 (1612 Italian Vespers)
  • Die Schöpfung (The Creation): Part III

    Joseph Haydn

    Monday
    Jul 4

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

    Linn 401 (Haydn: The Creation)
  • Apollo et Hyacinthus: Act II

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Monday
    Jul 4

    John Dickie [Oebalus, King of Lacedemonia] | Venceslava Hruba-Freiberger [Melia] | Arno Raunig [Hyacinthus] | Ralf Popken [Apollo] | Axel Köhler [Zephyrus] | Leipzig Radio Chorus | Leipzig Radio Orchestra | Max Pommer (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Der Rosenkavalier: Act II

    Richard Strauss

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Elisabeth Schwarzkopf [Die Feldmarschallin] | Otto Edelmann [Der Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau] | Christa Ludwig [Octavian] | Eberhard Wächter [Herr von Faninal] | Teresa Stich-Randall [Sophie] | Ljuba Welitsch [Marianne] | Paul Kuen [Valzacchi] | Kerstin Meyer [Annina] | Nicolai Gedda [Ein Sänger] | Philharmonia Chorus | Loughton High School for Girls & Bancroft's School | Philharmonia Orchestra | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    EMI 56242 (Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier)
  • Zazà: Zazà's aria. "Angioletto, il tuo nome?" (My little angel, what is your name?)

    Ruggero Leoncavallo

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Renée Fleming (soprano) | Emma Latis [Totò] | Barbara Vignudelli [Natalila] | Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi | Marco Armiliato (conductor)

    Decca 0013279 (Verismo)
  • Ernani: Part III. Clemency

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Luciano Pavarotti [Ernani] | Leo Nucci [Don Carlo] | Paata Burchuladze [Don Ruy Gomez de Silva] | Joan Sutherland [Elvira] | Linda McLeod [Giovanna] | Richard Morton [Don Riccardo] | Alastaire Miles [Jago] | Chorus of Welsh National Opera [Mountain people and bandits, knights, members of Silva's household, maids in attendance on Elvira, knights of Don Carlo's suite, members of the "Holy Alliance," Spanish and German nobles and their ladies] | Orchestra of Welsh National Opera | Richard Bonynge (conductor)

    Decca 478.4916 (Verdi: Complete Works)
  • Drei Gesänge, Op. 31: #1. Die Löwenbraut (The Lion's Bride)

    Robert Schumann

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto) | Daniel Blumenthal (piano)

    Naive 5159 (Schumann)
  • Mefistofele: Epilogue

    Arrigo Boito

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) [Mefistofele] | Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) [Faust] | Mirella Freni (soprano) [Margherita] | Nucci Condò [Marta] | Piero de Palma (tenor) [Wagner] | Montserrat Caballé (soprano) [Elena] | Alan Jones [Pantalis] | Robin Leggate [Nereo] | London Opera Chorus | Trinity Boys' Choir | National Philharmonic Orchestra | Oliviero de Fabritiis (conductor)

    Decca 475.6666 (Boito: Mefistofele)
  • Cantata, BWV 131. Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir (Out of the depths have I cried unto thee)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Joanne Lunn (soprano) | Kobie van Rensburg (tenor) | Peter Harvey (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Blasiuskirche, Mühlhausen, July 23, 2000]

    SDG 141 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 3)
  • La conversione di Sant'Agostino: Part I, recitative & aria (Sant'Agostino). "Sì, solo a te mio dio...Il rimorso opprime il seno"

    Johann Adolf Hasse

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor) | Artaserse | Philippe Jaroussky (conductor)

    Erato 51789 (La Vanita del Mondo)
  • Katya Kabanova

    Leos Janácek

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Zdenek Kroupa [Savel P. Dikoi] | Beno Blachut [Boris Grigorievich] | Ludmila Komancova [Marpha I. Kabanova] | Bohumir Vich [Tikhon I. Kabanov] | Drahomira Tikalova [Katya Kabanova] | Viktor Koci [Vania Kudriash] | Ivana Mixova [Varvara] | Rudolf Zedlicka [Kuligin] | Eva Hlobilova [Glasha] | Marcela Lemariova [Feklusha] | Chorus of the Prague National Theatre [Town-dwellers] | Orchestra of the Prague National Theatre | Jaroslav Krombholc (conductor)

    Supraphon 10.8016 (Janácek: Káta Kabanová)
  • Paride ed Elena: Aria. "Oh, del mio dolce ardor"

    Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Elly Ameling (soprano) | Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra | Kurt Masur (conductor)

    Philips 412.233 (Vivaldi, Handel, Mozart & Gluck)
  • Carmen: Act II, Opening

    Georges Bizet

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Victoria de los Angeles [Carmen] | Nicolai Gedda [Don José] | Janine Micheau [Micaëla] | Ernest Blanc [Escamillo] | Denise Monteil [Frasquita] | Marcelle Croisier [Mercédès] | Monique Linval [Mercédès] | Jean-Christophe Benoit [Le Dancaïr] | Michel Hamel [Le Remendado] | Bernard Plantey [Moralès] | Xavier Depraz [Zuniga] | Chours de la Radiodiffusion Française | Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion Française | Petits Chanteurs de Versailles | Sir Thomas Beecham (conductor)

    EMI 56214 (Bizet: Carmen)
  • Litaniæ de venerabili altaris sacramento in E-flat Major, K 243

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Annemarie Kremer (soprano) | Chamber Choir of Europe | Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester, Mannheim | Nicol Matt (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Motet. Ne irascaris Domine

    William Byrd

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Stile Antico

    Harmonia Mundi 80.7463 (Heavenly Harmonies)
  • Cantata, BWV 100. Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan (What God does, is well done)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Malin Hartelius (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: Unser Lieben Frauen, Bremen, Sep 28, 2000]

    SDG 104 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 8)
  • Giulio Cesare in Egitto: Act 3, Finale

    George Frideric Handel

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Natalie Dessay (soprano) [Cleopatra] | Sonia Prina (contralso) [Giulio Cesare] | Le Concert d'Astrée | Emmanuelle Haïm (conductor)

    Virgin 07572 (Arias for Cleopatra)
  • Nabucco: Part III. La profezia (The Prophecy)

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Tito Gobbi [Nabucco (Nebuchadnezzar), King of Babylon] | Bruno Prevedi [Ismaele] | Carlo Cava [Zaccaria] | Elena Souliotis [Abigaille] | Dora Carral [Fenena] | Giovanni Foiani [The High Priest of Baal] | Walter Kräutler [Abdallo] | Anna d'Auria [Anna] | Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus [Babylonian & Hebrew warriors, Levites, soothsayers, Hebrew virgins, Babylonian women, high lords of the kingdom of Babylon, populace] | Vienna State Opera Orchestra | Lamberto Gardelli (conductor)

    Decca 478.4916 (Verdi: Complete Works)
  • Brentano Lieder, Op. 68: #5. Amor (Cupid)

    Richard Strauss

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Diana Damrau (soprano) | Munich Philharmonic | Christian Thielemann (conductor)

    Virgin 628664 (Strauss: Orchestral Songs)
  • Le Prophète: Act IV, Beginning

    Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Marilyn Horne [Fidès] | James McCracken [Jean de Leyden] | Renata Scotto (soprano) [Berthe] | Jules Bastin [Le Comte d'Oberthal] | Jerome Hines [Zacharie] | Jean Dupouy [Jonas] | Christian du Plessis [Mathisen] | Oliver Broome [Paysan] | John Noble [Paysan] | Patricia Clark (soprano) [Paysanne] | Shirley Minty [Paysanne] | Ambrosian Opera Chorus | Boys Choir, Haberdashers' Aske's School, Elstree | Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | Henry Lewis (conductor)

    CBS 34340 (Meyerbeer: Le Prophete)
  • Leonore: Act III, Florestan's aria. "Gott! Welch Dunkel hier!" ("God! What darkness here!")

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Maximilian Schmitt (tenor) [Florestan] | Freiburg Baroque Orchestra | René Jacobs (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 902414.15 (Beethoven: Leonore)
  • Salve Regina, RV 618

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor) | Ensemble Artaserse | Philippe Jaroussky (conductor)

    Erato 625810 (Pietà, Sacred Works for Alto)
  • Trois jours de vendanges (Three days of harvesting)

    Reynaldo Hahn

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Stéphane Degout (baritone) | Hélène Lucas (piano)

    Naive 5209 (Mélodies)
  • Le Bestiaire ou Cortège d'Orphée (The Book of Beasts or Porcession of Oprheus)

    Francis Poulenc

    Monday
    Jul 4

    Holger Falk (baritone) | Alessandro Zuppardo (piano)

    MDG 603.1658 (Poulenc: Mélodies sur poèmes de Apollinaire)