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Saturday, January 2, 2016 Permalink

At The Opera, Puccini: La Fanciulla del West, January 2, 2016

  

La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the West) is an opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Guelfo Civinini and Carlo Zangarini, based on the play The Girl of the Golden West by the American author David Belasco. Fanciulla followed Madama Butterfly.

La fanciulla del West was commissioned by, and first performed at, the Metropolitan Opera in New York on December 10, 1910 with Met stars Enrico Caruso and Emmy Destinn for whom Puccini created the leading roles of Dick Johnson and Minnie.

Minnie: Renata Tebaldi
Jack Rance: Cornell MacNeil
Dick Johnson (Ramerez) Mario del Monaco
Nick: Piero di Palma
Jake Wallace: Giorgio Tozzi

Coro del Accademia di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra del Accademia di Santa Cecilia
Dirigent: Franco Capuano

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:11pm
G. Puccini: La Fanciulla del West BUY Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Roma; Franco Capuana, conductor Tebaldi / Del Monaco
10:00pm
10:45pm
Gounod: Romeo Et Juliette: Je Veux Vivre Dans Ce Reve BUY from Galli-Curci: Prima Voce; composed by Gounod
10:48pm
Auber: Manon Lescaut: C'est L'histoire Amoureuse BUY from Galli-Curci: Prima Voce; composed by Auber
10:51pm
Rossini: Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Una Voce Poco Fa BUY from Galli-Curci: Prima Voce; composed by Rossini
10:55pm
Meyerbeer: Dinorah: Ombra Leggiera BUY from Galli-Curci: Prima Voce; composed by Meyerbeer
11:00pm
11:00pm
Mozart: Queen Of The Night Aria [From The Magic Flute] BUY from Florence Foster Jenkins & Friends: Murder on the High Cs; composed by Mozart
11:04pm
Florence Foster Jenkins: Serenata Mexicana, for voice & piano BUY from Florence Foster Jenkins & Friends: Murder on the High Cs
11:15pm
Sain-Saens: Arretez, O Mes Freres! Samson and Dalila BUY ; George Pretre, conductor
EMI Classics 724358633825
11:47pm
Carlo Bergonzi: Manon Lescaut, opera: Donna non vidi mai BUY from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]
London/Decca 4758366
11:49pm
Maria Chiara : I Vespri siciliani, opera (Les vΩpres siciliennes): Bolero: MercΦ, dilette amiche BUY from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]
London/Decca 4758366
11:53pm
Ghiaurov: Faust, opera: Le Veau d'or (Song of the Golden Calf) BUY from Ultimate Opera [Box Set]
London/Decca 4758366
11:56pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240

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