Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 07/23/2011

DJs: 
Eric "The Wind" I...
Artist Title Album Label Link
Aulis Sallinen The Red Line Finnish National Opera chorus and Orchestra, Okko Kamu (conductor), Eero Erkkilä (Chorus Master) Finlandia
Elgar, Edward Scenes from the Saga of King Olaf Op. 30 Teresa Cahill (soprano), Philip Langdrige (tenor), Brian Raynor Cook (bass), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley (conductor), London Philharmonic Choir, Richard Cooke (chorus master) LP (EMI EX 27 0553 3)

For the first half of 7/23's SNO we heard Finnish composer Aulis Sallinen's 1978 opera "The Red Line," based on Ilmari Kianto's 1911 novel of the same name.