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Nixon in China

02/12/11 12:00PM

Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera
A scene from Act 1 of Adams's "Nixon in China" with Russell Braun as Chou En-lai, James Maddalena as Richard Nixon, Janis Kelly as Pat Nixon, and Richard Paul Fink as Henry Kissinger.

Peter Fox Smith and Joe Goetz host a program honoring the late Blanche Moyse - and, at one o'clock, take you to the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City for the broadcast premiere of John Adams's Nixon in China.

Playlist

1:08pm

Nixon in China: Act I
Composer: John Adams
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: John Adams
Soloists: James Maddalena, baritone ; Janis Kelly, soprano ; Kathleen Kim, soprano ; Robert Brubaker, tenor ; Russell Braun, baritone ; Richard Paul Fink, baritone
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2011
 
 

2:26pm

Rusalka: O Silver Moon
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Ensemble: English National Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Soloists: Kate Royal, soprano
CD/Album: "Midsummer Night"
Record co./Cat #: EMI 68192
 
 

1:59pm

Nixon in China: Act II
Composer: John Adams
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: John Adams
Soloists: James Maddalena, baritone ; Janis Kelly, soprano ; Kathleen Kim, soprano ; Robert Brubaker, tenor ; Russell Braun, baritone ; Richard Paul Fink, baritone
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2011
 
 

3:50pm

Cosi Fan Tutte
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Karl Bohm
Soloists: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano ; Christa Ludwig, mezzo-soprano ; Walter Berry, bass
CD/Album: Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte
Record co./Cat #: EMI 769330
Release Year: 1963
 
 

3:58pm

Lakme
Composer: Leo Delibes
Ensemble: Toulouse Choir and Orchestra
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Soloists: Natalie Dessay, soprano ; Delphine Haidan, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Delibes: Lakme
Record co./Cat #: EMI 7243556569
Release Year: 1998
 
 

4:12pm

Nixon in China: Act III
Composer: John Adams
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: John Adams
Soloists: James Maddalena, baritone ; Janis Kelly, soprano ; Kathleen Kim, soprano ; Robert Brubaker, tenor ; Russell Braun, baritone ; Richard Paul Fink, baritone
Record co./Cat #: Met Broadcast
Release Year: 2011
 
 

4:58am

Romeo and Juliet Act II: L'Amour! L'Amour!
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Emil Cooper
Soloists: Jussi Bjorling, tenor
CD/Album: Gounod / Romeo and Juliet / Cooper
Record co./Cat #: Sony 80465
 
 
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