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Orchestral Excerpts from English Opera

09/11/10 1:00PM By Peter Fox Smith

We present an abbreviated program of orchestral excerpts from operas by English composers.

Playlist

1:00pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 

1:02pm

Peter Grimes: Four Sea Interludes
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
CD/Album: Leonard Bernstein - The Final Concert
Record co./Cat #: Deutsche Grammophon 431768
Release Year: 1992
 
 

1:20pm

Gloriana: Symphonic Suite
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Steuart Bedford
CD/Album: Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem
Record co./Cat #: Naxos 8.557196
Release Year: 1989
 
 

1:48pm

A Village Romeo and Juliet: "The Walk to the Paradise Garden" (excerpt)
Composer: Frederick Delius
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Conductor: Sir Neville Marriner
CD/Album: Vaughan Williams - Delius - Elgar - Warlock
Record co./Cat #: London 452707
Release Year: 1968
 
 

11:27pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 
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