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Saturday, July 12, 2014

At The Opera, Korngold: Die Tote Stadt, July 12, 2014

  

Die tote Stadt (German for The Dead City) is an opera in three acts by Erich Wolfgang Korngold to a libretto by Paul Schott, a collective pseudonym for the composer and his father, Julius Korngold; it is based on the 1903 translation by Friedrich von Oppeln-Bronikowski of the 1892 novel Bruges-la-Morte by Georges Rodenbach.

Die tote Stadt had its premiere on December 4, 1920, Korngold was just 23 years old. This 1975 recording stars Rene Kollo and Carol Neblett. Erich Leinsdorf conducts.

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
8:07pm
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: Die Tote Stadt ; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor
10:00pm
10:46pm
Franz Schubert: Standchen, D957/Op. Posth. No. 4 from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by Franz Schubert
10:48pm
Carl Leopold Sjoberg: Enocre: Visions from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by Carl Leopold Sjoberg
10:51pm
Tosti: Encore: Ideale from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by Tosti
10:53pm
P. Tosti: L'Alba separa dalla luce l'ombra, for voice & piano (or orchestra) from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by P. Tosti
10:56pm
S. Foster: Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, for voice & piano from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by S. Foster
11:00pm
11:00pm
Giordano: Encore: 'Come Un Bel Di Di Maggio' from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by Giordano
11:02pm
Puccini: Encore: 'Che Gelida Manina' from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by Puccini
11:10pm
Flagstad/Melchoir: Tristan und Isolde: O sink' hernieder, Nacht der Liebe! ; Edwin McArthur, conductor
11:31pm
Ingvar Wixell: Pagliacci, opera: Prologue: Si pu≥? Si pu≥? from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]
11:36pm
Massenet: Werther, lyric drama in 4 acts: Pourquoi me rΘveiller from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]; composed by Massenet
11:39pm
Bellini: I Puritani, opera: Polonaise: Son vergin vezzosa from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]; composed by Bellini
11:42pm
Ingvar Wixell: Pagliacci, opera: Prologue: Si pu≥? Si pu≥? from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]
11:48pm
Puccini: Tosca, opera: Te Deum: Tre sbirri, una carrozza from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]; composed by Puccini
11:53pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
11:56pm
Giacomo Puccini: Edgar, opera: Prelude to Act III Czecho-Slovack Radio Symphony Orchestra; Ondrej Lenard, conductor

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