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Saturday, April 23, 2016 Permalink

At The Opera, Verdi: La Traviata, April 23, 2016

  

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 La dame aux Camélias (1852), a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils. The opera was originally titled Violetta, after the main character. It was first performed on March 6, 1853 at the La Fenice opera house in Venice.

Cast:

Violetta - Anna Moffo

Alfredo - Richard Tucker

Giorgio Germont - Robert Merrill

Rome Opera House

Fernando Previtali - conductor

 

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:09pm
Verdi: La Taviata BUY ; Fernando Previtali, conductor
10:00pm
10:29pm
Giuseppe Verdi: Vanne! La Tua Gia Vedo... Credo In Un Dio (Iago) Otello Verdi; Boito BUY BUY New Symphony Orchestra of London; Edward Downes, conductor Robert Merrill
Decca 4753962
10:34pm
Giuseppe Verdi: Alzati: La Tuo Figlio... Eri Tu (Renato) Un Ballo In Maschera Verdi: Somma BUY BUY New Symphony Orchestra of London; Edward Downes, conductor Robert Merrill
Decca 4753962
10:39pm
Giuseppe Verdi: Il Balen Del Suo Sorriso (Conte) Il Travote Verdi; Cammarano BUY BUY New Symphony Orchestra of London; Edward Downes, conductor Robert Merrill
Decca 4753962
10:43pm
Giuseppe Verdi: Morir! Temenda Cosa!... Uma Fatale Del Mio Destino (Carlo) La Forza Del Destino Verdi; Piave BUY BUY New Symphony Orchestra of London; Edward Downes, conductor Robert Merrill
Decca 4753962
10:50pm
Leoncavallo: Si Puo? Si Puo? (Tonio) Pagliacci BUY BUY New Symphony Orch. of London; Edward Downes, conductor
Decca 4753962
11:00pm
11:03pm
Paul Robeson: Old Man River BUY from Paul Robeson Live at Carnegie Hall
11:05pm
Paul Robeson: Monologue From 'Boris Godunov' BUY from Paul Robeson Live at Carnegie Hall
11:09pm
Beethoven: All Men Are Brothers ode to joy BUY from Paul Robeson Live at Carnegie Hall; composed by Beethoven
11:14pm
Rossini: La Donna del Lago - Mura felici BUY New Your City Opera ; Richard Bonynge, conductor Marilyn Horne
11:25pm
Bellini: Angiol Di Pace - Beatrice di Tenda BUY Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Marilyn Horne, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge; Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Marilyn Horne, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge, conductor
11:29pm
Lucia Popp: Vilja-Lied ('Es lebt eine Vilja') (from 'Die lustige Witwe') BUY from Lucia Popp - Viennese Operetta Arias
11:35pm
Lucia Popp: In einem Meer von Liebe (In A Sea Of Love), for voice & piano (or orchestra) (from 'Giuditta') BUY from Lucia Popp - Viennese Operetta Arias
11:45pm
Bellini: Casta Diva BUY from Diva; composed by Bellini
11:52pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240

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