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At The Opera, Rossini: Semiramide, October 17, 2015

  

Semiramide is an opera in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. The libretto by Gaetano Rossi based on Voltaire's tragedy Semiramis, which in turn was based on the legend of Semiramis of Babylon. The opera was first performed at La Fenice in Venice on February 3, 1823. This 1994 recording stars Cheryl Studer and Samuel Ramey. Ion Marin conducts the London Symphony.

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:07pm
Gioachino Rossini: Semiramide BUY London Philharmonic; Ian Marin, conductor Cheryl Studer
11:00pm
11:35pm
various: Franco Corelli live in Tokyo NHK Orchestra; Tadashi Mori , conductor
11:56pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240

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