It’s “Opera Gala” from Deutsche Welle on tonight’s “Evening Concert”

March 07, 2019

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on FM 90.9 we go to Bonn for “Opera Gala”. Tenor Alessandro Scotto di Luzio sings “Una furtiva lagrima” and “Esulti pur la barbara” from Donizett’ls “The Elixir of Love”. You’ll also hear arias from operas by Rossini, Puccini, and others.

Thursday March 7: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 2018-19 (DWF 18-10)

Opera Gala
Beethoven Orchestra Bonn; Conductor: Dirk Kaftan; Bonn Theater Chorus (19); 
Soloists: Aude Extremo, mezzo soprano (2, 10); Kristina Mkhitaryan, soprano (3, 13); 

Kartal Karagedik, baritone (4, 11); Anna Bonitatibus, mezzo-soprano (5, 16); 

Alessandro Scotto di Luzio, tenor (6, 8, 12); Heather Engebretson, soprano (7, 8, 18); Ivan Magrì, tenor (14, 17); 
Elena Bezgodkova, soprano (15);

(1) BERNSTEIN: Candide: Overture (04:30) 
(2) ROSSINI: The Italian Girl in Algiers: Cruda sorte (Cruel Fate), Isabella's aria (04:15) 
(3) VERDI: Rigoletto: Caro nome (Dear Name), Gilda's aria (05:13) 
(4) BELLINI: I Puritani: Ah! Per sempre io te perdei (Ah, forever now I've lost you) Ricardo's aria (05:03) 
(5) ROSSINI: Tancredi: Oh Patria… (O Homeland …) Tancredi's aria (04:29) 
(6) VERDI: La Traviata: Lunge da lei… (Far from here there's no joy), Alfredo's aria (05:17) 
(7) MOZART: Abduction from the Seraglio: Martern aller Arten (Tortures of every kind), Konstanze's aria (09:11) 
(8) DONIZETTI: Love Potion: Esulti pur la barbara (Let the cruel thing laugh), duet of Adina and Nemorino (08:32) 
(9) GOUNOD: Margarethe: waltz (03:35) 
(10) SAINT-SAENS: Samson and Delilah: Mon coeur s'ouvre (My heart opens to your voice), Delilah's aria (06:09) 
(11) VERDI: Don Carlos: Io morrò, ma lieto in core (I will die glad in my heart), Rodrigo's aria (03:31) 
(12) DONIZETTI: Love Potion: Una furtiva lagrima (A furtive tear), Nemorino's aria (04:30) 
(13) MASSENET: Manon: Adieu notre petite table (Farewell our little table) Manon's aria (04:13) 
(14) VERDI: La Traviata: Parigi o cara (Away from Paris, my dear), duet of Violetta and Alfredo (03:33) 
(15) PUCCINI: Tosca: Vissi d’arte (I lived for my art) Floria Tosca's aria (03:22) 
(16) MANCINI: Victor/Victoria: Crazy World (02:13) 
(17) PUCCINI: La Bohème: Che gelida manina (What a frozen little hand), Rodolfo's aria (04:47) 
(18) BERNSTEIN: Candide: Glitter and be gay, Cunegonde's aria (06:12) 

(19) ORFF: Carmina burana: O Fortuna (02:32)

Classical 24 Music Playlist

Illinois Arts Council Agency logo

These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

WILL Highlights

Illinois Country

View the web-exclusive series Voices of Illinois Country today 

Watch now

Stream new PBS content anytime, anywhere

WILL Passport

Get caught up on past seasons before the Sept. premiere