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Saturday, August 8, 2015 Permalink

At The Opera, Strauss Jr. Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron) August 8, 2015

  

The Gypsy Baron is an operetta in three acts by Johann Strauss II which premiered on October 24, 1885. Its libretto was by the author Ignaz Schnitzer and in turn was based on Sáffi by Mór Jókai. During the composer's lifetime, the operetta enjoyed great success, second only to the popularity of Die Fledermaus.  The story, of the marriage of a landowner (returned from exile) and a gypsy girl who is revealed as the daughter of a Turkish Pasha, and the rightful owner of a hidden treasure, involves a fortune-telling Romany Queen, a self-important Mayor, a rascally Commissioner, a Military Governor, a band of Gypsies and a troop of Hussars. This 1986 recording stars Julia Varady and Walter Berry. Willi Boskovsky conducts.

Playlist

8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:07 p.m.
J. Strauss, Jr.: The Gypsy Baron BUY ; Willi Boskovsky, conductor
10:00 p.m.
10:21 p.m.
Leoncavallo: Pagliacci: Si puo? - Robert Merrill BUY from 10 Top Baritones & Basses 2; composed by Leoncavallo
10:29 p.m.
Mozart: Don Giovanni: Madamina! il catalogo e questo - Geraint Evans BUY from 10 Top Baritones & Basses 2; composed by Mozart
10:34 p.m.
Verdi: Macbeth: Studia il passo... Come dal ciel precipita - Samuel Ramey BUY from 10 Top Baritones & Basses 2; composed by Verdi
10:39 p.m.
Donizetti: Il duca d'Alba: Nei miei superbi gaudi - Leo Nucci BUY from 10 Top Baritones & Basses 2; composed by Donizetti
10:46 p.m.
Wagner: Der fliegende Hollander: Die Frist ist um - George London BUY from 10 Top Baritones & Basses 2; composed by Wagner
10:58 p.m.
Verdi: Don Carlos: C'est moi, Carlos!... C'est mon jour supreme - Sherrill Milnes BUY from 10 Top Baritones & Basses 2; composed by Verdi
11:00 p.m.
11:04 p.m.
Bellini: I puritani: Or dove guggo mai?... Ah! per sempre io ti perdei - Piero Cappuccilli BUY from 10 Top Baritones & Basses 2; composed by Bellini
11:19 p.m.
Giordano: La Mamma Morta - Andrea Chenier BUY from Opera Lovers Philadelphia; composed by Giordano
11:24 p.m.
Cilea: Io son l'umile ancella BUY from Opera Lovers Philadelphia; composed by Cilea
11:27 p.m.
Catalani: Ne andro lontana BUY from Opera Lovers Philadelphia; composed by Catalani
11:31 p.m.
Puccini: Vissi d'arte - Tosca BUY from Opera Lovers Philadelphia; composed by Puccini
11:35 p.m.
Puccini: Un bel di BUY from Opera Lovers Philadelphia; composed by Puccini
11:39 p.m.
Puccini: Senza mamma BUY from Opera Lovers Philadelphia; composed by Puccini
11:43 p.m.
Puccini: Donde lieta usci BUY from Opera Lovers Philadelphia; composed by Puccini
11:46 p.m.
Ponchelli: Suicidio BUY from Opera Lovers Philadelphia; composed by Ponchelli
11:56 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240


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