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At The Opera, Verdi: La Traviata, October 24, 2015

  

La traviata or The Fallen Woman is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on The Lady of the Camélias (1852), a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas. The opera was originally entitled Violetta, after the main character. It was first performed on March 6, 1853 at the La Fenice opera house in Venice. This 1982 recording stars Renata Scotto, Alfredo Kraus and Renato Bruson. Riccardo Muti conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra.

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:08pm
Verdi: La traviata BUY Philharmonia; Riccardo Muti, conductor
10:00pm
10:46pm
various: Franco Corelli Live in Tokyo from Franco Corelli Live in Tokyo; composed by various
11:00pm
11:08pm
Meyerbeer: O Paradiso BUY from Great Voices - Carlo Bergonzi (2 CD Set) (Nuova Era); composed by Meyerbeer
11:12pm
Giuseppe Verdi: I Due Foscari - Brezza del suol natio BUY La Scala; Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor Carlo Bergonzi
11:15pm
Giuseppe Verdi: Ernani - Merce diletti amici BUY MET Opera; Thomas Schippers, conductor Carlo Bergonzi
11:22pm
Puccini: Tu, tu amore? Tu? BUY L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Anton Guadagno, conductor Renata Tebaldi and Franco Corelli
Decca 475522-2
11:29pm
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
11:35pm
Jules Messenet: Werther: Pourquoi me revieller BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Jules Messenet
11:40pm
Dvorak: Rusalka: Song To The Moon BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Dvorak
11:46pm
Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro BUY from Simply the Best Night at the Opera; composed by Giacomo Puccini
11:49pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
11:56pm
Giacomo Puccini: Edgar, opera: Prelude to Act III BUY Czecho-Slovack Radio Symphony Orchestra; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240

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