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WETA Classical

  • Symphony #90

    Joseph Haydn

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra | Simon Rattle (conductor)

    EMI 54297 (Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 60, 70 & 90)
  • Piano Concerto #1

    Carl Maria von Weber

    Saturday
    Dec 3

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

    RCA 68219 (Weber: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2, Konzertstuck)
  • Symphony #2 in D Major, Op. 36

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Vienna Philharmonic | Andris Nelsons (conductor)

    DG 483.7071 (Beethoven: Complete Symphonies)
  • Rienzi: Overture

    Richard Wagner

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Cleveland Orchestra | Franz Welser-Möst (conductor)

    DG 477.8773 (Wagner: Preludes & Overtures)
  • Sinfonia, H. 656 in F Major

    Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra | Hartmut Haenchen (conductor)

    Capriccio 10.103 (CPE Bach: Berliner Sinfonien)
  • Carnival of the Animals

    Camille Saint-Saëns

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Ian Brown (piano) | Susan Tomes (piano) | Nash Ensemble

    Virgin Classics 90751 (Saint-Saëns: Trio Op. 18, Septet, Le Carnaval des animaux)
  • Andante with Variations (Op. 34)

    Louis Spohr

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Dieter Kloecker (clarinet) | Consortium Classicum

    Orfeo 213.901 (Meyerbeer, Spohr & Bärmann: Clarinet Quintets)
  • Faust Ballet Music

    Charles Gounod

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Montreal Symphony Orchestra | Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    London 411.708 (Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne - Gounod: Faust (ballet))
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

    Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Canadian Brass

    CBS 39740 (A Canadian Brass Christmas)
  • Concerto for 3 Trumpets D Major

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Saturday
    Dec 3

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

    DG 431.817 (Trumpet Concertos)
  • Symphony #2 in C Major, Op. 61

    Robert Schumann

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Bamberg Symphony Orchestra | Christoph Eschenbach (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 61884 (Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1 - 4)
  • Concerto, BWV 1041

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Gidon Kremer (violin) | Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

    Philips 411.108 (Bach: The Violin Concertos)
  • Piano Quartet, K. 478

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Domus

    Virgin Classics 91485 (Mozart: The Piano Quartets, Trio K498)
  • Hungarian Rhapsody #2 in C-sharp Minor

    Franz Liszt

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Budapest Festival Orchestra | Iván Fischer (conductor)

    DG 001571102 (Liszt: The Collection)
  • Symphony #98

    Joseph Haydn

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Austro-Hungarian Haydn Orchestra | Adam Fischer (conductor)

    Nimbus 5199 (Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 98, 97 & 27)
  • String Quartet #3 in D Major, Op. 44/1

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Emerson String Quartet

    DG 0003888 (Mendelssohn: The String Quartets)
  • Concerto, RV 428 "The Goldfinch"

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Scott Reiss (recorder) | Hesperus

    Golden Apple 7550 (Baroque Recorder Concerti)
  • Bagatelles, Op. 33: #1 in E-flat Major. Andante grazioso quasi allegretto

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Paul Lewis (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.2416 (Beethoven: Fur Elise; Bagatelles)
  • Selanka. Idyll in B-flat Major for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 16

    Zdenek Fibich

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Irvin Venys (clarinet) | Czech National Symphony Orchestra | Marek Stilec (conductor)

    Naxos 573.157 (Fibich: Orchestral Works 2)
  • Concerto, BWV 1061 for 2 Keyboards in C Major

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Christoph Eschenbach (piano) | Justus Frantz (piano) | Hamburg Philharmonic | Christoph Eschenbach (conductor)

    DG 415.655 (J. S. Bach: Klavierkonzerte)
  • Grand Serenade #1

    Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Consortium Classicum

    Schwann 310.006 (Hummel: Serenaden & Serenades)
  • Symphony #85 "The Queen of France"

    Joseph Haydn

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment | Sigiswald Kuijken (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 90844 (Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 85, 86 & 87)
  • Triumphal March, Op. 110

    Carl Reinecke

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Munich Radio Orchestra | Henry Raudales (conductor)

    CPO 555.114 (Carl Reinecke: Orchestral Works Vol. 1)
  • Symphony #1 in C Minor, Op. 23

    John Knowles Paine

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    New York Philharmonic | Zubin Mehta (conductor)

    New World 374 (John Knowles Paine: Symphony No. 1, Overture to "As You Like It")
  • Piano Concerto #22

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Saturday
    Dec 3

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

    Philips 412.856 (Mozart: The Piano Concertos)
  • Symphony in A Major

    Camille Saint-Saëns

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Orchestre National de France | Jean Martinon (conductor)

    EMI 62643 (Saint-Saëns: Symphonies)
  • Flute Quartet, TWV 43/G10

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Musica Antiqua Köln | Reinhard Goebel (conductor)

    Archiv 0004283 (Telemann: Flute Quartets)
  • In the Steppes of Central Asia

    Alexander Borodin

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra | Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    Telarc 80072 ("Marche Slav" and other Russian Favorites)
  • The Four Seasons

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Saturday
    Dec 3

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

    Decca 0006627 (Vivaldi: The Four Seasons)
  • String Quartet #1 in E Minor "From My Life"

    Bedrich Smetana

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Endellion String Quartet

    Virgin Classics 90807 (Smetana & Dvorák: Quartets)
  • French Overture (Partita) in B Minor, BWV 831

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Sir András Schiff (piano)

    London 433.313 (Bach: 6 French Suites, Italian Concerto)
  • Symphony #9 "From the New World"

    Antonín Dvorák

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Cleveland Orchestra | Christoph von Dohnányi (conductor)

    London 414.421 (Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 "New World")
  • Sinfonie #5 F Major

    Giuseppe Antonio Brescianello

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    La Cetra Barockorchester Basel | David Plantier (director)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.5262 (G.A. Brecianello)
  • The Fair Melusina, Op. 32

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    London Symphony Orchestra | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    DG 423.104 (Mendelssohn: Overtures)

WETA VivaLaVoce

  • Gloria in D Major, RV 589

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Dawn Upshaw (soprano) | Penelope Jensen (soprano) | Marietta Simpson (mezzo-soprano) | Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Chorus | Robert Shaw (conductor)

    Telarc 80194 (Bach: Magnificat)
  • Les Fêtes d'Hébé (Opéra-ballet) [The Festivities of Hebe]: Prologue

    Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Sophie Daneman (soprano) [Hébé (Hebe)] | Gaëlle Méchaly (soprano) [L'Amour (Cupid)] | Paul Agnew (tenor) [Momus] | Les Arts Florissants [Mariniers, Lacédémoniennes, bergers, bergères, nymphes, faunes, et sylvains (Rivermen, Lacedaemonian women, shepherds, shepherdesses, nymphs, fauns, and sylvans)] | William Christie (conductor)

    Erato 636487 (The Opera Collection, Rameau)
  • Tannhäuser: Act III

    Richard Wagner

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Matti Salminen (bass) [Hermann, Landgraf von Thüringen] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Tannhäuser] | Andreas Schmidt (baritone) [Wolfram von Eschenbach] | William Pell [Walther von der Vogelweide] | Kurt Rydl [Biterolf] | Clemens Bieber [Heinrich der Schreiber] | Oskar Hillebrandt [Reinmar von Zweter] | Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Elisabeth] | Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Venus] | Barbara Bonney (soprano) [Ein Junger Hirt] | Margaret Stobart [Erster Edelknabe] | Jeanette Wilson [Zweiter Edelknabe] | Ingrid Baier [Dritter Edelknabe] | Karen Shelby [Vierter Edelknabe] | Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [Thüringische Ritter, Grafen und Edelleute | Edelfrauen | Ältere und jungere Pilger] | Philharmonia Orchestra | Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor)

    DG 427.625 (Wagner: Tannhäuser)
  • Eine kleine deutsche Kantate, K. 619 (A Little German Cantata): Liebt mich in meinen Werken! (Love me in my works!)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano) | Peter Serkin (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.7500 (Recital at Ravinia)
  • Ernani: Part III. Clemency

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    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)
  • Lieder und Gesänge (Songs and Airs), Op. 77 (selections)

    Robert Schumann

    Saturday
    Dec 3

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

    DG 477.8816 (Schumann: Lieder)
  • Les Nuits d'été, Op. 7

    Hector Berlioz

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Véronique Gens (soprano) | Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire | John Axelrod (conductor)

    Ondine 1200 (Berlioz & Ravel)
  • Chants d'Auvergne: Series II: Deux Bourrées: N'aï pas iéu de mîo - Lo Calheé

    Joseph-Marie Canteloube

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano) | English Chamber Orchestra | Jeffrey Tate (conductor)

    Decca 475.6145 (Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne)
  • Médée: Act I, Finale

    Marc-Antoine Charpentier

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    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)
  • Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Gloria

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Balthasar-Neumann-Chor | Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)

    Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 05472-77380 (Bach: Mass in B-Minor)
  • Mass in F Major for Male Choir and Organ, Op. 190: Credo

    Josef Rheinberger

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Gloriæ Dei Cantores | David Chalmers (organ) | Elizabeth C. Patterson (conductor)

    Gloriae Dei Cantores 121 (Gabriel: Motets)
  • Thésée: Act V

    Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Howard Crook [Thésée] | Laura Pudwell [Medée] | Ellen Hargis [Æglé] | Harry van der Kamp [Ægée] | Suzie LeBlanc [Cleone] | Mireille Lebel [Dorine | Venus | Une autre Bergere] | Amanda Forsythe [La Grande Prestresse de Minerve | Minerve | Olivier Laquerre [Arcas] | Marc Molomot [Bachus | Un Vieillard | Un Berger] | Marek Rzepka [Mars | Un Combattant] | Aaron Engebreth [Un Plaisir | Un Jeux] | Aaron Sheehan [Un autre Plaisir | Un Jeux

    CPO 777.240 (Lully: Thésée)
  • Atalanta: Act II, Scenes 1-4

    George Frideric Handel

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    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)
  • La Clemenza di Tito: Act II

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) [Tito Vespasiano] | Julia Varady (soprano) [Vitellia] | Sylvia McNair [Servilia] | Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Sesto] | Catherine Robbin [Annio] | Cornelius Hauptmann (bass) [Publio] | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    Archiv 431.806 (Mozart: La clemenza di Tito)
  • Elias (Elijah): Part II, Conclusion

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Claudia Barainsky (soprano) | Franziska Gottwald (alto) | Rainer Trost (tenor) | Thomas E. Bauer (bass) | Chorus Musicus Köln | Das Neue Orchester | Christoph Spering (conductor)

    MDG 602.1656 (Mendelssohn: Elijah, Elias Op. 70)
  • Carmen

    Georges Bizet

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    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)
  • La Clemenza di Tito: Aria. "Deh per questo istante solo"

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Michael Maniaci (male soprano) | Boston Baroque | Martin Pearlman (conductor)

    Telarc 31827 (Mozart: Arias for Male Soprano)
  • Il Signor Bruschino: Nr 5, Aria. "Ah! voi condur volete" -- "Ah! donate il caro sposo"

    Gioachino Rossini

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Kathleen Battle (soprano) [Sofia] | English Chamber Orchestra | Ion Marin (conductor)

    DG 435.865 (Rossini: Il Signor Bruschino)
  • La Forza del Destino: Act IV

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    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)
  • Romanzen und Balladen (Romances and Ballads), Op. 57

    Robert Schumann

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) | Christoph Eschenbach (piano)

    DG 477.8816 (Schumann: Lieder)
  • Thésée: Act III

    Jean-Baptiste Lully

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Howard Crook [Thésée] | Laura Pudwell [Medée] | Ellen Hargis [Æglé] | Harry van der Kamp [Ægée] | Suzie LeBlanc [Cleone] | Mireille Lebel [Dorine | Venus | Une autre Bergere] | Amanda Forsythe [La Grande Prestresse de Minerve | Minerve | Olivier Laquerre [Arcas] | Marc Molomot [Bachus | Un Vieillard | Un Berger] | Marek Rzepka [Mars | Un Combattant] | Aaron Engebreth [Un Plaisir | Un Jeux] | Aaron Sheehan [Un autre Plaisir | Un Jeux

    CPO 777.240 (Lully: Thésée)
  • Herminie

    Hector Berlioz

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Véronique Gens (soprano) | Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire | John Axelrod (conductor)

    Ondine 1200 (Berlioz & Ravel)
  • Cantata. Bella dama di nome Santa: Aria. "Il nome non vanta di santa colei"

    Alessandro Scarlatti

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Clara Rottsolk (soprano) | Tempesta di Mare

    Chandos 0768 (Scarlatti: Cantatas and Chamber Music)
  • Spem in alium (I never put my hope in any other)

    Thomas Tallis

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    I Fagiolini | Robert Hollingworth (conductor)

    Decca 478.2734 (Striggio: Missa Ecco sì beato giorno)
  • Ein deutsches Requiem: 6. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt

    Johannes Brahms

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Chicago Symphony Chorus | Chicago Symphony Orchestra | Daniel Barenboim (conductor)

    Erato 4509-92856 (Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem)
  • Le Jardin clos (The Walled Garden)

    Gabriel Fauré

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Karine Deshayes (mezzo-soprano) | Hélène Lucas (piano)

    Zig Zag 90902 (Fauré: Le Jardin clos, La Chanson d'Ève, Mélodies)
  • Gloria in D Major, RV 589: Aria. "Domine Deus"

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Sarah Fox (soprano) | Academy of Ancient Music | Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

    EMI 57265 (Vivaldi: Gloria)
  • Jubilate Domino, BuxWV 64

    Dieterich Buxtehude

    Saturday
    Dec 3

    Iestyn Davies (countertenor) | Ensemble Guadagni

    Wigmore Live 38 (Handel: Nine German Arias)