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At The Opera, Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus or The Revenge of the Bat, December 29, 2018

  

Die Fledermaus or sometimes called The Revenge of the Bat is an operetta composed by Johann Strauss II to a German libretto by Karl Haffne and Richard Genée. The original literary source for Die Fledermaus was Das Gefängnis (The Prison), a farce by German playwright Julius Roderich Benedix that premiered in Berlin in 1851. The operetta premiered on April 5, 1874 at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna and has been part of the regular repertoire ever since.

Cast:

Eisenstien – Waldermar Kmentt

Rosalinde – Hilde Gueden

Adele – Erika Koth

Falke – Walter Berry

Alfred – Giuseppe Zampieri

Prince Orlofsky – Regina Resnik

Herbert von Karajan – conductor

Vienna Philharmonic

Vienna State Opera Chorus

DECCA 1960

Playlist

8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:15 p.m.
Johann Stauss Jr.: Die Fledermaus Gala BUY Vienna Philharmonic; Herbert Von Karajan, conductor
11:00 p.m.
11:03 p.m.
Verdi`: "Solingo, Errante Misero" - Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, BUY New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge; New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge, conductor
11:11 p.m.
Bellini: Finale: "Ma Di'... O, Non Tremare" - Norma =Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge BUY Joan Sutherland, Marilyn Horne, Luciano Pavarotti, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
11:23 p.m.
Rossini: La Donna del Lago - Mura felici BUY New Your City Opera ; Richard Bonynge, conductor Marilyn Horne
11:33 p.m.
Bellini: Angiol Di Pace - Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Marilyn Horne, New York City Opera Orchestra, Richard Bonynge BUY ; Sutherland, Horne, Pavarotti, conductor
11:36 p.m.
Jussi Bjorling BUY from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered
11:40 p.m.
Jussi Bj÷rling BUY from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered
RCA 82876532312
11:42 p.m.
Bizet: Flower Song (From 'La Fleur Que Tu M'Avais Jetee') BUY from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by Bizet
11:46 p.m.
Jules Massenet: Manon, opera in 5 acts: The Dream ("Instant charmant; En fermant les yeux") BUY Jussi Bj÷rling
RCA 82876532312
11:50 p.m.
S. Foster: Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, for voice & piano BUY from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered; composed by S. Foster


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