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Classical WETA

  • Symphony #3

    Johannes Brahms

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Halle Orchestra | Stanislaw Skrowaczewski (conductor)

    MCA 25857 (Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Haydn Variations)
  • Trio in F Major, Op. 20 #2

    Felice Giardini

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    The Vivaldi Project

    MSR Classics 1621 (Discovering the Classical String Trio, Vol. 1)
  • Trio Sonata, BWV 1039 in G Major

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Jed Wentz (flute) | Marion Moonen (flute) | Igor Ruhadze (violin) | Michael Borgstede (harpsichord) | Job ter Haar (cello)

    Brilliant 93814 (Bach Complete Chamber Music for Flute)
  • Piano Trio, Op. 72 in F Major

    Benjamin Godard

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Trio Parnassus

    MDG 303.1615 (Godard: Piano Trios)
  • Violin Concerto #4 in D Major, K. 218

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Ray Chen (violin) | Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra | Christoph Eschenbach (conductor)

    Sony 544775 (Mozart)
  • PBS NewsHour

    News

    Thursday
    Jan 20

  • Étude mélodique, Op. 118

    Cécile Chaminade

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Joanne Polk (piano)

    Steinway & Sons 30037 (The Flatterer)
  • Concerto Grosso, Op. 3 #1 in B-flat Major

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Linde Consort | Hans-Martin Linde (conductor)

    EMI 63427 (Handel: Concerti grossi, Op. 3)
  • Prince Igor: Overture

    Alexander Borodin

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Boston Pops | Arthur Fiedler (conductor)

    RCA 68132 (Pops Caviar)
  • Sacrae Symphoniae (1597): Canzon duodecemi toni

    Giovanni Gabrieli

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Empire Brass

    Telarc 80204 (Music of Gabrieli)
  • Mazurek for Violin and Orchestra in E Minor, Op. 49

    Antonín Dvorák

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin) | Berlin Philharmonic | Manfred Honeck (conductor)

    DG 0019303 (Dvorák: Violin Concerto, Romance, Mazurek, Humoresque)
  • Bassoon Concerto F Major

    Franz Danzi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Manfred Sax (bassoon) | Cologne Chamber Orchestra | Helmut Muller-Bruhl (conductor)

    Schwann 316.018 (Bassoon Music, Virtuoso)
  • Sicilienne, Op. 78

    Gabriel Fauré

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Decca 478.2564 (Bonjour Paris)
  • Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53 "Heroic"

    Frédéric Chopin

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Maurizio Pollini (piano)

    DG 0014190 (Chopin)
  • Don Quichotte Suite

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Orchestra of St. Luke's

    Musicmasters 60210 (Telemann: Don Quixote Suite)
  • For Antonia (Variations on a melody in G Major)

    Alma Deutscher

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Alma Deutscher (piano)

    Sony 19075990192 (Alma Deutscher: From My Book of Melodies)
  • Characters of the Dance

    Jean-Féry Rebel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Musicians of the Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    Musifrance 2292-45974 (Rebel: Les elemens, Les caracteres de la danse)
  • Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra, Op. 26

    Carl Maria von Weber

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) | Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra | Kirk Trevor (conductor)

    Navona Records 5801 (Phoenix in Flight)
  • Liebesfreud (Love's Joy)

    Fritz Kreisler

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Itzhak Perlman (violin) | Samuel Sanders (piano)

    EMI 47467 (My Favourite Kreisler)
  • Norwegian Rhapsody #2

    Johan Halvorsen

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Bergen Philharmonic | Karsten Andersen (conductor)

    NKF 50013 (Johan Halvorsen)
  • Concerto, RV 356

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    I Musici

    Philips 412.128 (Vivaldi: 12 Concerti, Op. 3)
  • String Symphony #2 in D Major

    Felix Mendelssohn

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    English String Orchestra | William Boughton (conductor)

    Nimbus 5141 (Mendelssohn: Complete String Symphonies, Vol. 1)
  • Keyboard Sonata (K. 13)

    Domenico Scarlatti

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Yundi Li (piano)

    DG 477.5571 (Vienna Recital, Yundi Li)
  • Contredanses

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra | Andrew Manze (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 80.7470 (Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica")
  • Vocalise

    Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Lydia Mordkovitch (violin) | Marina Gusak-Grin (piano)

    Chandos 8748 (Poème)
  • Trio Sonata, Op. 2 #1 in B Minor

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

    Philips 412.595 (Handel: Trio Sonatas, Op. 2)
  • Double Concerto, Op. 102

    Johannes Brahms

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Pinchas Zukerman (violin) | Ralph Kirshbaum (cello) | London Symphony Orchestra | Christoph Eschenbach (conductor)

    RCA 68964 (Brahms: "Double" Concerto - Beethoven: "Triple" Concerto)
  • Waltz in F Minor

    George Whitefield Chadwick

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Peter Kairoff (piano)

    Albany 745 (American Character, Piano Music of George Whitefield Chadwick)
  • Symphony #100 "Military"

    Joseph Haydn

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Orchestra of St. Luke's | Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)

    Telarc 80282 (Haydn: Symphonies No. 100 "Military" & No. 103 "Drumroll")
  • Piano Quintet in F-sharp Minor, Op. 67

    Amy Marcy Cheney Beach

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Garrick Ohlsson (piano) | Takács Quartet

    Hyperion 68295 (Elgar & Beach Piano Quintets)
  • Scherzo Capriccioso

    Antonín Dvorák

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Los Angeles Philharmonic | André Previn (conductor)

    Telarc 80206 (Dvorák: Symphony No. 8, Scherzo Capriccioso, Notturno)
  • Symphony #41 "Jupiter"

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra | Ton Koopman (conductor)

    Erato 2292-45857 (Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 31, 34, 35, 36, 38 & 41)
  • I vespri sicilliani: Ballet Scene. The Four Seasons

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra | José Serebrier (conductor)

    Naxos 572.818-19 (Verdi: Complete Ballet Music from the Operas)
  • Symphony #8

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra | André Previn (conductor)

    RCA 60362 (Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 8)
  • Concerto in C Major, RV 114

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin | George Kallweit (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.2095 (Vivaldi: Cello Concertos)
  • Symphony #4

    Johannes Brahms

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Cleveland Orchestra | George Szell (conductor)

    CBS 37778 (Brahms: Symphony No. 4)
  • Sonata in G Minor, Op. 4 #2

    Carlo Antonio Campioni

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    The Vivaldi Project

    MSR Classics 1622 (Discovering the Classical String Trio, Vol. 2)
  • Espana (Waltz after Chabrier)

    Emil Waldteufel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra | Michel Swierczewski (conductor)

    Nimbus 5264 (Waldteufel: The Skater's Waltz)
  • Sonata for Oboe, Violin and Continuo, HWV 386a in C Minor

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Burkhard Glaetzner (oboe) | Karl Suske (violin) | Siegfried Pank (viola da gamba) | Walter Heinz Bernstein (harpsichord)

    Capriccio 10.067 (Handel: Die Oboensonaten Vol. 2)
  • Symphonie Espagnole

    Edouard Lalo

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Joshua Bell (violin) | Montreal Symphony Orchestra | Charles Dutoit (conductor)

    London 425.501 (Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole, etc.)
  • Symphony in D Major (G. 490)

    Luigi Boccherini

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Cantilena | Adrian Shepherd (conductor)

    Chandos 8414/5 (Boccherini & Vivaldi: Cello Concertos)
  • Rondo, K. 184/373

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    James Galway (flute) | Chamber Orchestra of Europe | James Galway (conductor)

    RCA 7861 (James Galway Plays Mozart)
  • Piano Quintet A Major (Op. 81)

    Antonín Dvorák

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Menahem Pressler (piano) | Emerson String Quartet

    DG 439.868 (Dvorák: Piano Quintet Op. 81, Piano Quartet Op. 87)
  • Sinfonia G Major

    Leopold Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    New Zealand Chamber Orchestra | Donald Armstrong (conductor)

    Naxos 553.347 (Leopold Mozart: Symphonies)
  • Keyboard Sonata (K. 107)

    Domenico Scarlatti

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Beatrice Long (piano)

    Naxos 553.846 (Glière: The Red Poppy)
  • Piano Trio #2 in E-flat Major, D 929: IV. Allegro moderato

    Franz Schubert

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Klaviertrio Amsterdam

    Brilliant 93798 (Schubert: Piano Trios)
  • Concerto after Scarlatti #12 in D Major

    Charles Avison

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Café Zimmermann

    Alpha 31 (Avison: Concertos in Seven Parts)
  • English Waltz

    Percy Aldridge Grainger

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Martin Jones (piano)

    Nimbus 5220 (Grainger: Dished up for Piano, Vol. 1)
  • Les Surprises de l'Amour. Suite en Concert (The Surprises of Love. Concert Suite): Dances (V. - X.)

    Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Les musiciens du Louvre | Marc Minkowski (conductor)

    Erato 636.487 (Rameau - The Opera Collection)
  • Concerto symphonique #4: II. Scherzo

    Henry Charles Litolff

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Yuja Wang (piano) | San Francisco Symphony | Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    SFS 60 (Masterpieces in Miniature)
  • Trenchmore

    John Johnson

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Ronn McFarlane (lute) | William Simms (lute)

    Sono Luminus 92155 (Two Lutes)
  • Turandot Fantasia

    Giacomo Puccini

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    I Salonisti

    RCA 69298 (Intermezzo)
  • Sinfonia Melodica, TWV 50:2

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra | Barthold Kuijken (flute, conductor)

    Naxos 573.900 (The Colourful Telemann)
  • Tannhauser: Festive March

    Richard Wagner

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    New York Philharmonic | Leonard Bernstein (conductor)

    CBS 39438 (Wagner's Greatest Hits)
  • Fantasy Pieces for cello and piano, Op. 73

    Robert Schumann

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Mischa Maisky (cello) | Martha Argerich (piano)

    Philips 412.230 (Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano - Schumann: Fantasiestücke)
  • Trumpet Concerto D Major

    Giuseppe Torelli

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Rolf Smedvig (trumpet) | Scottish Chamber Orchestra | Jahja Ling (conductor)

    Telarc 80232 (Trumpet Concertos)
  • Waltz in B Minor, Op. 69 #2

    Frédéric Chopin

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Alexandre Tharaud (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.1927 (Chopin Valses)
  • Rondo for Piano & Orchestra

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Sviatoslav Richter (piano) | Vienna Symphony Orchestra | Kurt Sanderling (conductor)

    Philips 456.949 (Great Pianists of the 20th Century, Sviatoslav Richter, Vol. 2)
  • Hungarian Rhapsody #6 in D Major "Carnival in Pest"

    Franz Liszt

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Budapest Festival Orchestra | Iván Fischer (conductor)

    DG 001571102 (Liszt: The Collection)
  • Liebesleid (Love's Sorrow)

    Fritz Kreisler

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Cho Liang Lin (violin) | Sandra Rivers (piano)

    CBS 39133 (Bravura)
  • 12 Variations on "Ah, vous dirai-je, Maman" K 265

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Lang Lang (piano)

    DG 479.7528 (Lang Lang Piano Book)
  • Concerto, BWV 1041

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Philips 411.108 (Bach: The Violin Concertos)
  • Concerto, RV 428 "The Goldfinch"

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Emmanuel Pahud (flute) | Australian Chamber Orchestra | Richard Tognetti (conductor)

    EMI 47212 (Vivaldi: Flute Concertos)
  • Holberg Suite

    Edvard Grieg

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Philips 412.727 (Grieg: "Holberg" Suite - Sibelius: "Karelia" Suite)
  • Concerto a due cori #3 in F Major

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

    Philips 411.122 (Händel: Music for the Royal Fireworks)
  • Symphonie fantastique

    Hector Berlioz

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    San Francisco Symphony Orchestra | Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    RCA 68930 (Bach: Concertos, BWV 1041, 1042, 1055, 1059 & 1056)
  • Suite for 2 Horns F Major

    Georg Philipp Telemann

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Hermann Baumann (horn) | Timothy Brown (horn) | Academy of St. Martin in the Fields | Iona Brown (conductor)

    Philips 412.226 (Telemann: Horn Concertos)
  • Piano Concerto A Minor

    Robert Schumann

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Leif Ove Andsnes (piano) | Berlin Philharmonic | Mariss Jansons (conductor)

    EMI 57562 (Grieg & Schumann: Piano Concertos)
  • Serenade in D Major, Op. 25

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Emmanuel Pahud (flute) | Daishin Kashimoto (violin) | Amihai Grosz (viola)

    Warner Classics 51397 (Emmanuel Pahud: Beethoven)
  • Piano Trio #3

    Antonín Dvorák

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Trio Fontenay

    Teldec 9031-76458 (Dvorák: Piano Trios)
  • Symphony #95

    Joseph Haydn

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Philharmonia Orchestra | Leonard Slatkin (conductor)

    RCA 68426 (Haydn: The London Symphonies Nos. 95, 97 & 101)
  • Piano Concerto #1

    Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Mikhail Pletnev (piano) | The Philharmonia | Vladimir Fedoseyev (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 91190 (Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1, Concert Fantasy)
  • Clarinet Concerto A Major (K. 622)

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Philips 422.390 (Mozart: Clarinet Concerto, Bassoon Concerto)
  • Oboe Concerto B-flat Major

    Joseph Fiala

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Jiri Krejci (oboe) | Prague Chamber Orchestra | Frantisek Vajnar (conductor)

    Supraphon 72890 (Oboe Concertos)
  • Piano Quintet in C Minor, Op. 20

    Thomas Dunhill

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Goldner String Quartet | Piers Lane (piano)

    Hyperion 68296 (D'Erlanger; Dunhill: Piano Quintet)
  • Leonore Overture #1

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra | Yoel Levi (conductor)

    Telarc 80358 (Beethoven: Overtures)

VivaLaVoce

  • Requiem, Op. 9

    Maurice Duruflé

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus | Robert Shaw (conductor)

    Telarc 80135 (Duruflé: Requiem)
  • Andrea Chénier

    Umberto Giordano

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    José Carreras (tenor) [Andrea Chénier] | Eva Marton [Maddalena di Coigny] | Giorgio Zancanaro [Carlo Gerard] | Tamara Takács [La Contessa di Coigny] | Tullio Pane [L'Incredibile] | Franco Federici [Jean-Antoine Roucher] | Gábor Vághelyi [Pietro Fleville] | Klára Takács [Bersi] | Istvan Rozsos [L'Abate] | József Gregor [Mathieu] | Éva Farkas [La Vecchia] | Kázmér Sárkány [Dumas] | Tamás Bátor [Antoine Fouquier-Tinville] | János Tóth [Schmidt] | József Moldvai [Maestro di Casa] | Chorus of the Hungarian State Radio and Television | Children's Choir of the Hungarian State Opera | Hungarian State Orchestra | Giuseppe Patanè (conductor)

    CBS 42369 (Giordana: Andrea Chenier)
  • Dom Sébastien, roi de Portugal: Act II, Dom Sébastien's aria. "Seul sur la terre...Ange céleste" (Alone on earth...Angel of heaven)

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    DG 479.4101 (The French Collection)
  • Simon Boccanegra: Act I, Scene 2. "Abbasso le spade!...Plebe! Patrizi! Popolo dalla feroce storia!...Ecco la spada" (Lower your swords!...Plebeians! Patricians! A people with a fierce history!...Here is my sword)

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Plácido Domingo (baritone) | Angel Joy Blue (soprano) | Gianluca Buratto (bass) | Fernando Piqueras (baritone) | Aquiles Machado (tenor) | Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana | Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana | Pablo Heras-Casado (conductor)

    Sony 373312 (Verdi)
  • La Finta Semplice (The Feigned Simpleton): Act III

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Helen Donath [Rosina] | Robert Holl [Don Cassandro] | Anthony Rolfe-Johnson [Don Polidoro] | Teresa Berganza [Giacinta] | Jutta-Renate Ihloff [Ninetta] | Thomas Moser [Fracasso] | Robert Lloyd [Simone] | Mozarteum Orchestra, Salzburg | Leopold Hager (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Cantata, BWV 102. Herr, deine Augen sehen nach dem Glauben! (Lord, are not thine eyes upon the truth!)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    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)
  • Minnespiel (Love's Game), Op. 101 (selections) from Rückert's "Liebesfrühling"

    Robert Schumann

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    DG 477.8816 (Schumann: Lieder)
  • Arias (selections from Radamisto, Ottone, Giulio Cesare, and Arianna)

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Harmonia Mundi 90.7471.72 (A Tribute)
  • Missa solemnis, Op. 123: II. Gloria

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Eva Mei (soprano) | Marjana Lipovsek (alto) | Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) | Robert Holl (bass) | Arnold Schoenberg Choir | Chamber Orchestra of Europe | Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Teldec 9031-74884 (Beethoven: Missa Solemnis)
  • Aprile

    Francesco Paolo Tosti

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Luciano Pavarotti (tenor) | Philharmonia Orchestra | Piero Gamba (conductor)

    London 414.454 (Mattinata)
  • Il Turco in Italia: Recitative and aria. I vostri cenci vi mando...Squalide veste e bruna...Caro padre (I return your rags to you...let this drab, dark garment...Dear Father)

    Gioachino Rossini

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Nino Machaidze (soprano) [Fiorilla] | Marco Danieli (baritone) [Poeta] | Coro del Teatro Comunale di Bologna | Orchestra del Teatro Communale di Bologna | Michele Mariotti (conductor)

    Sony 41742 (Romantic Arias)
  • Die Schöpfung (The Creation)

    Joseph Haydn

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Boston Baroque | Martin Pearlman (conductor) | Amanda Forsythe (soprano) | Keith Jameson (tenor) | Kevin Deas (baritone)

    Linn 401 (Haydn: The Creation)
  • Don Carlo: Act I

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Nicolai Ghiaurov [Philip II, King of Spain] | Carlo Bergonzi [Don Carlo] | Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau [Rodrigo] | Martti Talvela [The Grand Inquisitor] | Tugomir Franc [A Monk] | Renata Tebaldi [Elisabeth of Valois] | Grace Bumbry [Princess Eboli] | Jeannette Sinclair [Tebaldo] | Kenneth MacDonald [The Count of Lerma] | John Wakefield [A royal herald] | Joan Carlyle [A voice from on high] | The Royal Opera House Chorus [Flemish deputies, inquisitors, lords & ladies of the Spanish court, people, monks, officials of the Inquisition, grandees of Spain, huntsmen, pages, attendants, etc.] | Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | Sir Georg Solti (conductor)

    Decca 478.4916 (Verdi: Complete Works)
  • Ein deutsches Requiem: 1. Selig sind, die da Leid tragen

    Johannes Brahms

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus | Vienna Philharmonic | Bernard Haitink (conductor)

    Philips 411.436 (Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem)
  • Cantata, BWV 161. Komm, du süße Todesstunde (Come, O sweet hour of death)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Thursday
    Jan 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)
  • Theodora: Air. Angels, ever bright and fair

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Harmonia Mundi 90.7471.72 (A Tribute)
  • Magnificat

    Francesco Cavalli

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Ensemble Correspondances | Sébastien Daucé (conductor)

    Harmonia Mundi 902640 (Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Messe a quatre choeurs)
  • Farnace: Act I, Scenes 8-14

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Max Emanuel Cencic [Farnace] | Ruxandra Donose [Tamiri] | Mary Ellen Nesi [Berenice] | Ann Hallenberg [Selinda] | Karina Gauvin [Gilade] | Daniel Behle [Pompeo] | Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro [Aquilio] | Coro della Radiotelevisione svizzera, Lugano | I Barocchisti | Diego Fasolis (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 70914 (Vivaldi: Farnace)
  • Hamlet: Death of Ophelia. "Le voilà, je crois l'entendre"

    Ambroise Thomas

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Natalie Dessay (soprano) | Chour Les Eléments | Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse | Michel Plasson (conductor)

    Virgin 45610 (Airs d'opéras français)
  • Requiem, K. 626: III. Sequentia

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Sandrine Piau (soprano) | Sara Mingardo (alto) | Werner Güra (tenor) | Christopher Purves (bass-baritone) | Accentus | Insula Orchestra | Laurence Equilbey (conductor)

    Naive 5370 (Mozart: Requiem)
  • Morgen!, Op. 27/4

    Richard Strauss

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Jessye Norman (soprano) | Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra | Kurt Masur (conductor)

    Philips 0004505 (R. Strauss: Lieder)
  • Lieder und Gesänge (Songs and Airs), Op. 96 (selections)

    Robert Schumann

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    DG 477.8816 (Schumann: Lieder)
  • Symphony #8 "Symphony of a Thousand"

    Gustav Mahler

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Erin Wall (soprano) | Elza van den Heever (soprano) | Laura Claycomb (soprano) | Katarina Karnéus (mezzo-soprano) | Yvonne Naef (mezzo-soprano) | Anthony Dean Griffey (tenor) | Quinn Kelsey (baritone) | James Morris (bass) | San Francisco Symphony Chorus | Pacific Boychoir | San Francisco Girls Chorus | San Francisco Symphony | Michael Tilson Thomas (conductor)

    SFS 60021 (Mahler: Symphony No. 8)
  • 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

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Sony 373312 (Verdi)
  • Symphony #9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral": IV. Presto

    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Jane Eaglen (soprano) | Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano) | Ben Heppner (tenor) | Bryn Terfel (baritone) | Swedish Radio Choir | Eric Ercison Chamber Choir | Berlin Philharmonic | Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    Sony 62634 (Beethoven: Symphony No. 9)
  • Cantata #8. Recitative and aria. "Or che una numbe ingrata...Senza il misero piacer" (Now that a cruel cloud...Without the miserable pleasure)

    Nicola Porpora

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Iestyn Davies (countertenor) | Arcangelo | Jonathan Cohen (conductor)

    Hyperion 67894 (Porpora: Cantatas for Alto)
  • Cantata, BWV 33. Allein zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (In thee alone, Lord Jesus Christ)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Nathalie Stutzmann (alto) | Christoph Genz (tenor) | Jonathan Brown (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: Dreikönigskirche, Frankfurt, Sep 17, 2000]

    SDG 134 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 6)
  • Atalanta: Act II

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    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)
  • Sechs Gesänge (6 Airs), Op. 89 after Neun

    Robert Schumann

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    DG 477.8816 (Schumann: Lieder)
  • Guillaume Tell: Act II, Scenes 3-4

    Gioachino Rossini

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Gerald Finley [Guillaume Tell] | Marie-Nicole Lemieux [Hedwige] | Elena Xanthoudakis [Jemmy] | Malin Byström [Mathilde] | John Osborn [Arnold] | Frédéric Caton [Melchtal] | Matthew Rose [Walter] | Carlo Cigni [Gesler] | Carlos Bosi [Rodolphe] | Celso Albelo [Ruodi] | Dawid Kimberg [Leuthold] | Davide Malvestio [Hunstman] | Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome | Antonio Pappano (conductor)

    EMI 28826 (Rossini: William Tell)
  • Ariodant: Act II, scene 6. Ina's melodarama, recitative and aria. "Quelle fureur barbare!...Mais, que dis-je?...Ô des amants le plus fidèle" (What barbarous fury!...What am I saying?...O, most faithful of lovers)

    Étienne-Nicolas Méhul

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Véronique Gens (soprano) | Les Talens Lyriques | Christophe Rousset (conductor)

    Virgin Classics 0709272 (Les Héroïnes Romantiques)
  • Ercole sul Termodonte (Hercules on the Thermodon): Act II, Scenes 7-12

    Antonio Vivaldi

    Thursday
    Jan 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)
  • Maria Stuarda: Act III, Scene 8, Maria's aria. "Io vi rivedo alfin...Deh! Tu di un'umile preghiera" (I see you again at last...Ah, to the words of this humble prayer)

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano) [Maria] | Orchestre et Chœur de l'Opéra National de Lyon | Riccardo Minasi (conductor)

    Erato 63656 (Stella di Napoli)
  • Trois Mélodies. La Mer est plus belle que les cathédrales (The sea is more beautiful than cathedrals); Le Son du cor s'afflige veres les bois (The sound of the horn goes grieving through the woods); L'Échelonnement des haies (The line of hedgewoods)

    Claude Debussy

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Stéphane Degout (baritone) | Hélène Lucas (piano)

    Naive 5209 (Mélodies)
  • Aida: Act IV

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Leontyne Price (soprano) [Aida] | Grace Bumbry [Amneris] | Plácido Domingo (tenor) [Radamès] | Sherill Milnes [Amonasro] | Ruggero Raimondi (baritone) [Ramfis] | Hans Sotin [King of Egypt] | Bruce Brewer [Messenger] | Edith Mathis [High Priestess] | London Symphony Orchestra | John Alldis Choir | Erich Leinsdorf (conductor)

    RCA 6198 (Verdi: Aida)
  • Ein deutsches Requiem: 6. Denn wir haben hie keine bleibende Statt

    Johannes Brahms

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Vienna Singverein | Vienna Philharmonic | Herbert von Karajan (conductor)

    DG 410.521 (Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Te Deum)
  • Missa in C Major, K 167 "Trinity Mass"

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Chamber Choir of Europe | Jens Wollenschlager (organ) | Camerata Würzburg | Nicol Matt (conductor)

    Brilliant Classics 94051 (Mozart: Complete Works)
  • Cantata, BWV 187. Es wartet alles auf dich (They all wait upon thee)

    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Katharine Fuge (soprano) | RIchard Wyn Roberts (alto) | Stephan Loges (bass) | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor) | [Live recording from the Bach Cantata Pilgrimage: St Mary's, Haddington, Aug 5-6, 2000]

    SDG 156 (Bach: Cantatas, Vol. 4)
  • Selections from "Streams of Pleasure"

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto) | Karina Gauvin (soprano) | Il Complesso Barocco | Alan Curtis (conductor)

    Naive 5261 (Handel, Streams of Pleasure)
  • Guglielmo Tell

    Gioachino Rossini

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Giorgio Zancanaro [Guglielmo Tell] | Chris Merritt [Arnoldo] | Giorgio Surian [Gualtiero] | Franco de Grandis [Melchthal] | Amelia Felle [Jemmy] | Luciana D'Intino [Edwige] | Vittorio Terranova [Un pescatore] | Alberto Noli [Leutoldo] | Luigi Roni [Gessler] | Cheryl Studer (soprano) [Matilde] | Ernesto Gavazzi [Rodolfo] | Ernesto Panariello [Un cacciatore] | Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala | Riccardo Muti (conductor)

    Philips 422.391 (Rossini: Guglielmo Tell)
  • 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

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Warner Classics 2564617950 (Héroïque)
  • La Wally: Aria. "Ebben?...Ne andrò lontana"

    Alfredo Catalani

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Jane Eaglen (soprano) | Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | Carlo Rizzi (conductor)

    Sony Classical 89443 (Italian Opera Arias)
  • Messa da Requiem: II. Dies Irae

    Giuseppe Verdi

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Elisabeth Schwarzkopf | Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano) | Nicolai Gedda | Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass) | Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra | Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor)

    EMI 56250 (Verdi: Requiem)
  • Schwanengesang (Swansong), D 957: #1-7. Rellstab- Lieder [poems by Ludwig Rellstab]

    Franz Schubert

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Mark Padmore (tenor) | Paul Lewis (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.7520 (Schubert: Schwanengesang)
  • Susanna: Selections

    George Frideric Handel

    Thursday
    Jan 20

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

    Harmonia Mundi 90.7471.72 (A Tribute)
  • L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love): Recitative and aria. Una parola, o Adina...Chiedi all'aura lusinghiera (A word, Adina...Ask the flattering breeze)

    Gaetano Donizetti

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Aleksandra Kurzak (soprano) | Francesco Demuro (tenor) | Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana | Omer Meir Wellber (conductor)

    Decca 0015746 (Gioia!)
  • Banalités

    Francis Poulenc

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Holger Falk (baritone) | Alessandro Zuppardo (piano)

    MDG 603.1658 (Poulenc: Mélodies sur poèmes de Apollinaire)
  • Castor et Pollux (Tragédie en musique): Act III

    Jean-Philippe Rameau

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Jeanette Scovotti (soprano) [Télaïre, fille du Soleil (Telaira, daughter of the Sun)] | Norma Lerer (soprano) [Phébé, princesse de Sparte (Phoebe, Princess of Sparta)] | Zeger Vandersteene (tenor) [Castor, fils de Tindare (Castor, son of Tyndareus)] | Gérard Souzay (baritone) [Pollux, fils de Jupiter et de Léda (Pollux, son of Jupiter and Leda)] | Jacques Villisech (bass-baritone) [Jupiter] | Sven-Erik Alexandersson (tenor) [Le Gran-Pretre de Jupiter (The high priest of Jupiter) | Un Athlète] | Rold Leanderson (baritone) [Un Athlète] | Helga Reiter (soprano) [Une Suivante d'Hébé (A follower of Hebe)] | Märta Schéle (soprano) [Une Suivante d'Hébé (A follower of Hebe) | Une Ombre heureuse (A blessed spirit) | Une Planète (A planet)] | Stockholm Kammerkören [Athlètes, combattants et Spartiates | Prêtres de Jupiter (priests of Jupiter) | Plaisirs célestes | Démons | Ombres heureuses (blessed spirits) | Astres (stars) | Constellations, Planètes, Satellites | Les Dieux (gods)]

    Erato 636487 (The Opera Collection, Rameau)
  • Il ricco d'un giorno: "Dopo pranzo addormentata"

    Antonio Salieri

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano) | Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment | Adam Fischer (conductor)

    Decca 470.631 (Salieri: Songs)
  • Three Songs. Grandpa One-Leg; Lullaby #2; Ciciban, Cicifuj

    Josip Pavcic

    Thursday
    Jan 20

    Marcos Fink (bass-baritone) | Bernarda Fink (mezzo-soprano) | Anthony Spiri (piano)

    Harmonia Mundi 90.2065 (Slovenija!)