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At The Opera, Giordano: Andrea Chenier, November 14, 2015

  

Andrea Chénier is a verismo opera in four acts by the composer Umberto Giordano, set to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica. It is based loosely on the life of the French poet, André Chénier (1762-1794), who was executed during the French Revolution. The character Carlo Gérard is partly based on Jean-Lambert Tallien, a leader of the Revolution. The work was first performed at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, on  March 28, 1896.

Andrea Chenier - Franco Bonisolli

Maddalena - Maria Gulegina

Carlo Gerard – Renato Bruson

Andrea Chenier by Umberto Giordano

Radio-Sinfonie-Orchester Frankfurt

Marcello Viotti, conductor

1989

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:10pm
Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chenier BUY Frankurt Radio Symphony Orchestra; Marcello Viotti, conductor
10:00pm
10:33pm
Meyerbeer: Mi Batte Il Cor...O Paradiso - Orchestra BUY from The Very Best of Jussi Björling; composed by Meyerbeer
10:36pm
Gounod: Ah! Leve - Toi, Soleil - Royal Orchestra BUY from The Very Best of Jussi Björling; composed by Gounod
10:40pm
Bizet: The Pearl Fishers - Je Crois Entrende Encore BUY from The Very Best of Jussi Björling; composed by Bizet
10:43pm
Beethoven: Adelaide - Harry Ebert BUY from The Very Best of Jussi Björling; composed by Beethoven
10:50pm
Rachhmaninov: In The Silence Of Night - Nils Grevillius BUY from The Very Best of Jussi Björling; composed by Rachhmaninov
11:00pm
11:03pm
Ponchielli: La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Act I: Enzo Grimaldo Principe di Santafior BUY from De Luca; composed by Ponchielli
11:08pm
Verdi: Rigoletto, opera: Act I: Veglia, o donna, questo fiore BUY from De Luca; composed by Verdi
11:11pm
Verdi: Rigoletto, opera: Act II: Povero Rigoletto. . . . Cortigiani, vil razza dannata BUY from De Luca; composed by Verdi
11:19pm
Verdi: Rigoletto, opera: Act II: Piangi, fanciulla BUY from De Luca; composed by Verdi
11:23pm
Verdi: Il Trovatore - highlights BUY ; Thomas Schippers, conductor Corelli/Tucci/Merrill

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