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Saturday, November 16, 2013 Permalink

At The Opera, Donizetti:Caterina Cornaro, November 16, 2013

  

Caterina Cornaro is an opera, in a prologue and two acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Giacomo Sacchèro wrote the Italian libretto. It is based on the life of Caterina Cornaro, Queen of Cyprus from 1474 to 1489. It premiered at the Teatro San Carlo, Naples on January 12, 1844. This live 1972 recording stars Leyla Gencer, Giacomo Aragall and Renato Bruson. Carlo Felice Cillario conducts the Teatro San Carlo in Naples.

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:10pm
Gaetano Donizetti: Caterina Cornaro BUY San Carlo Opera; Carlo Felice Cillario, conductor Leyla Gencer
10:00pm
10:42pm
Gaetano Donizetti: Linda di Chamounix. Act I Recitative and Cavatina: Ah! tardi troppo...O luce di quest' anima BUY London Philharmonic; Nicola Rescigno, conductor
10:48pm
Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor.Act I Cavatina: Regnava nel silenzio...Quando, rapito in estasi BUY London Philharmonic; Nicola Rescigno, conductor Ruth Ann Swenson
10:55pm
Charles Gounod: Romeo et Juliette. Act I Ariette: Je veux vivre BUY London Philharmonic; Nicola Rescigno, conductor Ruth Ann Swenson
10:59pm
Verdi: La Traviata - Atto secondo - Scena II: Alfredo! Voi! (Tutti) - Verdi BUY Royal Opera House; Sir Georg Solti, conductor Frank Lopardo
11:00pm
11:24pm
Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde Prelude and Liebestod ; Barenboim/Solti, conductor Birgit Nilsson
11:46pm
Puccini: Manon Lescaut, Intermezzo BUY from Opera Intermezzi and Preludes; composed by Puccini
Naxos 8550240
11:56pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240

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