Saturday Night at the Opera Playlists

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 02/09/2013

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Stepan Atamian

Idomeneo-Nicolai Gedda (Idomeneo); Edda Moser (Elettra); Anneliese Rothenberger (Ilia); Adolf Dallapozza (Idamante); Arbace (Peter Schreier); Hans Schmidt-Innerstadt (conductor); Staatskapelle Dresden; Chor des Leipziger Rundfunks.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 02/02/2013

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Victoria Fassrainer

A night of operas inspired by Greek tragedies.

Soloists for Oedipe:
Jose van Dam, bass-baritone
Gabriel Bacquier, baritone
Brigitte Fassbaender, mezzo-soprano
Barbara Hendricks, soprano

Soloists for Médée:
Maria Callas, soprano
Fedora Barbieri, mezzo-soprano
Gino Penno, tenor

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/26/2013

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Connie Chen

Soloists for Haydn, The Creation:

Ruth Ziesak, soprano - Eve & Gabriel
Herbert Lippert, tenor - Uriel
Rene Pape, bass - Raphael
Anton Scharinger, bass - Adam

Soloists for Bartok, Bluebeard's Castle:

Bluebeard - Siegmund Nimsgern
Judith - Tatiana Troyanos

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/19/2013

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Honor Bailey

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/12/2013

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Stepan Atamian

Using Werther as a launchpad, tonight's SNO focused on the demands and interpretations of Massenet's heroes and heroines. The program revolved around the notion of finding the right balance between lyricism and power in various interpretations of these quintessential roles of the French rep.

1. Jonas Kaufmann (tenor); Marco Armiliato (conductor); Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
2. Werther-Rolando Villazon (tenor); Sophie Koch (mezzo); Eri Nakamura (soprano); Auden Iversen (baritone). Antonio Pappano (conductor); Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/05/2013

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Stepan Atamian

1. Rinaldo-Marilyn Horne (mezzo); Samuel Ramey (bass); Benita Valente (soprano); Noelle Rogers (soprano); John Alexander (tenor). Mario Bernardi conducts the National Arts Center Orchestra and Chorus. Live performance: July 9, 1982.
2. Sorge Infausta Una Procella/O Ruddier Than The Cherry-Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone); Charles Mackerras conducting Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
3. Lascia Ch'io Pianga-Marilyn Horne (mezzo).
4. Wozzeck- 1966 Live recording.
5. Some Enchanted Evening-Marilyn Horne (mezzo); Sam Ramey (bass).

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 12/01/2012

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Stepan Atamian

1. Eugene Onegin-Galina Vishnevskaya (soprano); Larissa Avdeyeva (mezzo); Sergei Lemeshev (tenor) Eugene Belov (baritone). Boris Khiakin conducts the Chorus and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre.
2. Iolanta-Tamara Sorokina (soprano); Yevgeny Nesterenko (bass); Vladimir Atlantov (tenor); Yuri Mazurok (baritone). Mark Elmer conducts the Boshoi Theater Orchestra & Chorus.

All of Pavel Lisitsian's Verdi and Gounod arias are sung in Russian.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 11/17/2012

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Alessandro Garinois

An operatic night in all languages! A Fledermaus spiced with some 20th Century musical numbers! A Monsieur Beaucaire well articulated by French singers! Oh what a night of follie...

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 11/10/2012

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Stepan Atamian

Tribute to Austrian soprano Leonie Rysanek, whose birthday is this coming Wednesday.

1. In Diesem Schlosse-Rysanek (soprano); Wolfgang Sawallisch (conductor); Chor und Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunk.
2. Die Frau Ohne Schatten- Leonie Rysanek (soprano); Hans Hopf (tenor); Elisabeth Hongen (mezzo); Paul Schoeffler (bass-baritone); Christel Goltz (soprano); Karl Bohm (conductor); Chor der Wiener Staatsoper und Wiener Philharmoniker.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 11/03/2012

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Honor Bailey