Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 04/16/2011

Katie Salmon
Artist Title Album Label Link
Radvanovsky, Sondra Tacea La Notte (from Verdi's Il Trovatore) Verdi Arias Delos
Interview with Sondra Radvanovsky
Donizetti, Gaetano Roberto Devereux Decca
Offenbach, Jacques The Antonia Act Les Contes D'Hoffmann Westminster
Radvanovsky, Sondra Vissi d'Arte (from Puccini's Tosca) Verdi Opera Scenes Delos

Part 3 of Donizetti's Tudor Queen Trilogy.

For this program, we had access to a special interview with Sondra Radvanovsky. The interview, conducted by Stepan Atamian, focused on Radvanovsky's singing in Verdi, Puccini, and Bellini. In addition, Radvanovsky discussed the next challenge she was to take on, the Donizetti's Tudor Queen roles.

1. Roberto Devereux-Beverly Sills as Elisabetta. Charles Mackerras conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
2. Les Contes D'Hoffmann-Beverly Sills as Antonia and Stuart Burrows as Hoffmann. Julius Rudel conducts the London Symphony Orchestra.