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Oct. 17 2015

Met Stars!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | No Comments

The Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts will begin on December 5th with Puccini’s La Bohème at 1:00 PM!  In anticipation I’ve gathered a formidable lineup of Met stars for tonight’s Vocalise! 😀

8:00 PM
Giacomo Puccini               Turandot: “Nessun dorma”                London     10170
COND Zubin Mehta
ORCH London Philharmonic Orchestra
SOLO John Alldis Choir
SOLO Luciano Pavarotti, tenor
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8:03 PM
Heitor Villa-Lobos            Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 for voice & RCA/BMG    68538
COND Michael Tilson Thomas
ORCH New World Symphony
SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano

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8:14 PM
Modest Moussorgsky            Songs and Dances of Death               WarnerClas 62050
COND Yuri Temirkanov
ORCH Saint Petersburg Philharmonic
SOLO Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone

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8:34 PM
Giacomo Puccini               Madama Butterfly: (Love Duet)           Angel/EMI  67782
COND Gabriele Santini
ORCH Rome Opera Orchestra
SOLO Jussi Bjoerling, tenor
SOLO Victoria de los Angeles,sopran

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8:45 PM
Pietro Mascagni               Cavalleria Rusticana: “Mamma, quel vino”London     10837
COND Marco Armiliato
ORCH Prague Philharmonia
SOLO Jonas Kaufmann, tenor
 

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