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At the Opera, Beethoven: Fidelio

  

Fidelio Op. 72, is a German opera with spoken dialogue in two acts by Ludwig van Beethoven. It is his only opera. The German libretto was prepared by Joseph Sonnleithner.

The opera tells how Leonore, disguised as a prison guard named "Fidelio", rescues her husband Florestan from death in a political prison.

This 1978 recording stars Gundula Janowitz and Rene Kollo. Leonard Bernstein conducts.

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:07pm
Beethoven: Fidelio BUY Vienna Philharmonic; Leonard Bernstein, conductor Rene Kollo
Deutsche Grammophon 419436-2
10:00pm
10:35pm
Puccini: Tu, tu amore? Tu? BUY L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Anton Guadagno, conductor Renata Tebaldi and Franco Corelli
Decca 475522-2
10:43pm
G. Verdi: Laborrita rivale - Aida BUY L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Anton Guadagno, conductor Renata Tebaldi and Franco Corelli
Decca 475522-2
10:52pm
Cilea: Ma Dunque e vero - Adriana Lecouvreur BUY L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Anton Guadagno, conductor Renata Tebaldi and Franco Corelli
Decca 475522-2
10:55pm
A. Ponchielli: La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Ma chi vien? ... Oh! la sinistra voce! BUY L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Anton Guadagno, conductor Renata Tebaldi and Franco Corelli
Decca 475522-2
11:00pm
11:01pm
Zandonai: Francesca da Rimini, opera: No, Smaragdi, no! ... Inghirlandata di violette BUY L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Anton Guadagno, conductor Renata Tebaldi and Franco Corelli
Decca 475522-2
11:21pm
Camille Saint-Saëns : Samson Et Dalila: Mon Coeur S'ouvre A Ta Voix BUY ; George Pretre, conductor
11:27pm
V. Bellini: Norma O Mira Norma Covent Garden; Guadagno, conductor Shirley Verrett & Grace Bumbry
11:31pm
Umberto Giordano: Un Di All'azzurro Spazio BUY Beniamino Gigli
11:35pm
Verdi: Qual Volutta Trascorrere - Beniamino Gigli/Elisabeth Rethberg/Ezio Pinza BUY from Beniamino Gigli: Vocal Series; composed by Verdi
11:44pm
Verdi: Te Sol Quest'anima - Beniamino Gigli/Elisabeth Rethberg/Ezio Pinza BUY from Beniamino Gigli: Vocal Series; composed by Verdi
11:56pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240

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