Saturday Night at the Opera Playlists

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 06/07/2014

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DJs: 
Stepan Atamian
  1. Salome Final Scene-Ljuba Welitsch (soprano); Lovro von Matacic (conductor); Austrian Radio Orchestra.
  2. Feuersnot-Gundula Janowitz (soprano); Helmut Krebs (tenor); John Shirley-Quick (baritone); Helmut Berger-Tuna; Erich Leinsdorf; Tölzer Knabenchor; RIAS Kammerchor; Radio-Symphonie Orchester Berlin.
  3. Friedenstag-Deborah Voigt (soprano); Albert Dohmen (baritone); Giuseppe Sinopoli (conductor); Staats

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 05/31/2014

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DJs: 
Stepan Atamian

A special program on the Opera Orchestra of New York, which presents Roberto Devereux with the legendary Mariella Devia on June 5th and Carnegie Hall. Conductor of the upcoming performance Eve Queler who is the founder and emerita Artistic Director of the company spoke about her extensive career for this program.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 05/24/2014

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DJs: 
Stepan Atamian
  1. Paul Plishka (bass); Alain Lombard (conductor); Chorus de l'Opera du Rhin; Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg.
  2. Turandot-Birgit Nilsson (soprano); Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano); Franco Corelli (tenor); Nicola Zaccaria (bass); Gianandrea Gavazzeni (conductor); La Scala Opera Orchestra and Chorus.
  3. Turandot Finale (Alfano)-Josephine Barstow (soprano); Lando Bartolini (tenor); John Mauceri (conductor); Scottish Opera Orchestra & Chorus.
  4. Turandot Finale (Berio)-Eva Urbanova (soprano); Maria Fontosh (soprano); Domenico Balzani (tenor); Carlo Bosi (tenor); Bülen

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 05/17/2014

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DJs: 
Stepan Atamian

1. Hippolyte et Aricie-Anne-Maria Panzarella (soprano); Lorraine Hunt (mezzo-soprano); Eirian James (mezzo-soprano); Mark Padmore (tenor); Laurent Naouri (bass); William Christie (conductor); Les Arts Florissants.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 05/03/2014

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DJs: 
Benjamin Hanser

Mozart:
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Vienna Haydn Orchestra
Reinhard Peters, conductor

Busoni:
Dichter: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (spoken role)
Doktor Faust: Dietrich Henschel (baritone)
Wagner: Markus Hollop (bass)
Mephistopheles: Kim Begley (tenor)
Der Herzog von Parma: Torsten Kerl (tenor)
Die Herzogin von Parma: Eva Jenis (soprano)
Der Zeremonienmeister: Markus Hollop (bass)
Des Mädchens Bruder (Soldat): Detlef Roth (baritone)
Naturgelehrter: William Dazeley (baritone)
Ein Leutnant: Eberhard Francesco Lorenz (tenor)
Theologe: Frédéric Caton (bass)

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 04/19/2014

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DJs: 
Stepan Atamian

Our annual Easter weekend tradition, an archival performance of Richard Wagner's Parsifal! The libretto is available online at: http://www.rwagner.net/libretti/parsifal/e-t-pars.html

  • Parsifal-Leonie Rysanek (soprano); Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor); Bernd Weikl (baritone); Walter Berry (bass-baritone); Karl Ridderbusch (bass); Horst Stein (conductor); Wiener Staatsoper Orchestra and Chorus.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 04/13/2014

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DJs: 
Rachel Tao

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 04/05/2014

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DJs: 
Benjamin Hanser

Albert Herring, op. 39

Lady Billows: Sylvia Fisher
Florence Pike: Johanna Peters
Mr. Gedge (Vicar): John Noble
Police Superintendent Budd: Owen Brannigan
Mr. Upfold (Mayor): Edgar Evans
Miss Wordsworth: April Cantelo
Sid: Joseph Ward
Nancy: Catherine Wilson
Mrs. Herring: Sheila Rex
Albert Herring: Peter Pears
Emmie: Sheila Amit
Cis: Anne Pashley
Harry: Stephen Terry

The English Chamber Orchestra,
Benjamin Britten, conductor

1964 Aldeburgh recording

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 03/29/2014

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DJs: 
Nawaz Sultani
  1. Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (soprano); Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano); Nicolai Gedda (tenor); Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone); Eberhard Wächter (baritone); Hans Hotter (bass); Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor); Philharmonia Orchestra.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 03/22/2014

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DJs: 
Stepan Atamian
  1. O Malheureuse Iphigénie-Maria Callas (soprano); Georges Pretre (conductor); Orchestre de la Société des Concerts de Conservatoire.
  2. Lodoïska-Mariella Devia (soprano); Thomas Moser (tenor); Bernard Lombardo (tenor); Alessandro Corbelli (baritone); William Shimell (baritone); Riccardo Muti (conductor); La Scala Opera Orchestra and Chorus.
  3. Deh, per questo istante sole-Vesselina Kasarova (mezzo-soprano); Colin Davis (conductor); Staatskapelle Dresden.
  4. Act II-Nina Stemme (soprano); Jonas Kaufmann (tenor); Christoph Strehl (tenor); Peter Mattei (baritone); Falk Struckm