Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 06/19/2010

Zoë Harris
Artist Title Album Label Link
Weill, Kurt. Text by Bertolt Brecht. Lotte Lenya, North German Radio Chorus. dir. Max Thurn, con. Wilhelm Bruckner Rugeberg. Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
Maria Callas, The Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, con. Georges Pretre Arias from Faust, Manon, The Pearl Fishers, and Werther Maria Callas in Paris: Great Arias of French Opera Vol. 2
Massenet, Jules. Beverly Sills, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra, con. Julius Rudel. Highlights from Manon

We listened to Kurt Weill's second collaboration with playwright Bertolt Brecht, "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny" and then some highlights from Jules Massenet's "Manon," featuring Maria Callas and later Beverly Sills in the titular role.