Saturday Night at the Opera Playlists

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/09/2016

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Stepan Atamian

Remembering Pierre Boulez in opera.

  1. Das Rheingold-Carmen Reppel (soprano); Hana Schwarz (mezzo-soprano); Siegfried Jerusalem (tenor); Heinz Zednik (tenor); Hermann Becht (baritone); Donald McIntyre (bass-baritone); Pierre Boulez (conductor); Bayreuth Festival Orchestra.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 01/02/2016

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Stepan Atamian
  1. Chérubin-June Anderson (soprano); Dawn Upshaw (soprano); Frederica von Stade (mezzo-soprano); Samuel Ramey (bass); Pinchas Steinberg (conductor); Bavarian State Opera Chorus; Munich Radio Orchestra.
  2. La Périchole-Régine Crespin (soprano); Alain Vanzo (tenor); Jules Bastin (bass); Alain Decaux (recitation); Alain Lombard (conductor); Chorus of the Opera du Rhin; Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 12/12/2015

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Zhanna Kitbalyan

Commemoration of the centennial of Schwarzkopf's birth.

Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 12/05/2015

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Stepan Atamian
    1. The Maid of Orleans-O. Kashervarova (soprano); Sofia Preobrazhenskaya (mezzo-soprano); V. Kilchevsky (tenor); N. Konstantinov (bass); Boris Khaikin (conductor); Orchestra & Chorus of the Leningrad Theatre (Kirov).
    2. Nozze di Figaro Finale-Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano); Lucia Popp (soprano); Frederica von Stade (mezzo-soprano); Philip Langridge (tenor); Thomas Allen (tenor); Samuel Ramey (bass-baritone); Kurt Moll (bass); Georg Solti; London Philharmonic Orchestra.

    The Nozze finale was played to commemorate Mozart's death day.

    Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 11/28/2015

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    Stepan Atamian
    1. Saul-Joélle Harvey (soprano); Elizabeth Atherton (soprano); Sarah Connolly (mezzo-soprano); Robert Murray (tenor); Christopher Purves (bass-baritone); Harry Christophers (conductor): The Sixteen.

    Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 11/15/2015

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    Fernanda Douglas

    Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 11/07/2015

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    Stepan Atamian

    An evening dedicated to the great dramatic soprano Maria Guleghina. Earlier in the day (just a few hours after she sang Tosca at the Met), she came to the studio to do an exclusive interview. A special thanks to Ms. Guleghina, Natalia Neumann, and Impresario for making this interview possible.

    Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 10/31/2015

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    Stepan Atamian

    Happy Halloween!

    Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 10/24/2015

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    Stepan Atamian
    1. Precos k nam neprisel-Jarmila Novotna (soprano).
    2. Libuše-Gabriela Benackova-Capova (soprano); Vaclav Zitek (baritone); Leo Marian Vodicka (tenor); Rene Tucek (baritone); Karel Prusa (bass); Zdenek Kosler (conductor); Prague National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra.

    Saturday Night at the Opera playlist for 10/18/2015

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    Benjamin Hanser

    Mussorgsky, "The winds are howling"; "Songs and Dances of Death":
    Boris Christoff, bass
    French National Radio Orchestra
    Dir. Georges Tzipine

    Rachmaninoff, "The Covetous Knight":
    Albert: Lev Kuznetsov, tenor
    Money Lender: Aleksei Usmanov, tenor
    Servant: Ivan Budrin, bass
    Baron: Boris Dobrin, baritone
    Duke: Sergei Yakovenko, baritone
    Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra
    Dir. Gennady Rozhdestvensky

    Rachmaninoff, "Francesca da Rimini":
    Shade of Vergil: Mikhail Maslov, baritone
    Dante: Alexander Laptev, tenor
    Francesca: Makvala Kasrashvili, soprano
    Paolo: Vladimir Atlantov, tenor