Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 03/30/2013

Stepan Atamian
Artist Title Album Label Link
Wagner, Richard Parsifal Golden Melodram
Wagner, Richard Ich sah das kind Parsifal Profil
Wagner, Richard Grausamer! Waltraud Meier Sings Wagner RCA Victor Red Seal
Wagner, Richard Good Friday Spell Toscanini: Wagner II RCA

A new tradition! A historic broadcast of Richard Wagner's Parsifal over Good Friday weekend.

A live 1960 performance from La Scala featuring: Rita Gorr (mezzo-soprano); Sandor Konya (tenor); Gustav Neidlinger (bass-baritone); Georg Stern (bass-baritone); Boris Christoff (bass); Andre Cluytens (conductor); La Scala Orchestra & Chorus.
Ich Sah Das Kind-Martha Modl (soprano); Ferdinand Leitner (conductor); Paris Opera Orchestra.
Grausamer!-Waltraud Meier (mezzo-soprano); Lorin Maazel (conductor); Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks.
Good Friday Spell-Arturo Toscanini (conductor); NBC Symphony Orchestra.

Victoria Fassrainer hosted the first hour, and Stepan Atamian took over the rest of the five-hour program.