Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts’ “Opera Gala” tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert”

January 31, 2018
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 you’ll hear “Opera Gala” from the “Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts” series: famous arias sung by up-and-coming singers, like Puccini’s “Che gelida manina” from “La Boheme” and Rossini’s “Una voce poco fa” from “The Barber of Seville.

Wednesday, January 31: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts (DWF 17/18, No. 5)

Opera Gala    

Recorded by Deutsche Welle, Bonn (DW) in the Bonn Opera on May 20, 2017

Performed by: Atalla Ayan, tenor; Joshua Guerrero, tenor; Siobhan Stagg, soprano; Annalisa Stroppa, mezzo-soprano; Janai Brugger, soprano; Alexander Tsymbalyuk, bass;

George Gagnidze, baritone; Virginie Verrez, mezzo-soprano; Marigona Querkezi, soprano

Beethoven Orchestra Bonn; Bonn Theater Chorus; Conductor: Jacques Lacombe

Charpentier: LOUISE: Depuis le jour (Since the day I gave myself)

Boito: MEFISTOFELE (Mephistopheles): Son lo spirito (I am the spirit)

Bizet: CARMEN: Habanera

Verdi: RIGOLETTO: Cortigiani, vil razza dannata (Courtiers, vile cursed kind)      
NABUCCO: Sinfonia; and Va pensiero (Hasten thoughts on golden wings)
LA TRAVIATA: E strano … Sempre libera (How strange … always free)

Beethoven: FIDELIO: O wär ich schon mit dir vereint (O were I already united with you)

Puccini: LA BOHEME: Che gelida manina (What a frozen little hand)

Mozart: LA CLEMENZA DI TITO: Deh, per questo istante (Oh, just one more time in this life)

Donizetti: ELISIR D'AMORE (The Love Potion): Caro elisir! sei mio! … Esulti pur la barbara
DON PASQUALE: Quel guardo il cavaliere … So anch'io la virtù magica (That glance, it pierced the knight's heart … I also know the magic virtue)                 

Boito: MEFISTOFELE (Mephistopheles): Ave Signor

Massenet: WERTHER: Va laisse couler les larmes (The tears which one does not cry)

Cilea: L'ARLESIANA: E la solita storia del pastore  (It's the unusual story of the shepherd)

Bellini: CAPULETI E I MONTECCHI (Capulets and Montegues): O quante volte (Oh how many times)

Giordano: ANDREA CHENIER: Nemico della patria (An enemy of his country)

Rossini: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE: Una voce poco fa (A voice a while back)

Lehár: LAND DES LÄCHELNS (LAND OF SMILES):  Dein ist mein ganzes Herz


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