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Orfeo Through The Ages

05/21/11 12:00PM

We explore the various operatic versions of the myth of Orpheus and Euridice, from Jacopo Peri to Philip Glass.

Playlist

12:00pm

Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble: Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Charles Mackerras
CD/Album: Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record co./Cat #: Telarc 80544
Release Year: 2000
 
 

12:07pm

Euridice (excerpt)
Composer: Jacopo Peri
Ensemble: Coro polifonico di Milano
Conductor: Angelo Ephrikian
Soloists: Adele Bonay, contralto ; Adolfo Filistad, tenor ; Karla Schlean, soprano
CD/Album: Jacopo Peri: Euridice
Record co./Cat #: Amadeo AVRS 5002/3 [vinyl]
 
 

12:13pm

L'Orfeo: "Tu se' morta"
Composer: Claudio Monteverdi
Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Soloists: Anthony Rolfe Johnson, tenor
CD/Album: Claudio Monteverdi - L'Orfeo
Record co./Cat #: Archiv 419250
Release Year: 1987
 
 

12:18pm

Orfeo ed Euridice: "Che farò senza Euridice"
Composer: Christoph Willibald Gluck
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Walter Süsskind
Soloists: Kirsten Flagstad, soprano
CD/Album: Das Kirsten Flagstad-Album
Record co./Cat #: EMI 1C147-01491/N2MD [vinyl]
 
 

12:23pm

Orfeo ed Euridice (excerpt)
Composer: Joseph Haydn
Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Christopher Hogwood
Soloists: Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo-soprano ; Uwe Heilmann, tenor
CD/Album: Haydn - Orfeo ed Euridice
Record co./Cat #: Oiseau-Lyre 452668
Release Year: 1997
 
 

12:28pm

Orphée aux Enfers (excerpt)
Composer: Jacques Offenbach
Ensemble: Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Soloists: Mady Mesplé, soprano ; Michel Sénéchal, tenor
CD/Album: Offenbach - Orfée aux Enfers
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49647
Release Year: 1979
 
 

12:35pm

Orphée aux Enfers (excerpt)
Composer: Jacques Offenbach
Ensemble: Orchestre et Chœurs du Capitole de Toulouse
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Soloists: Mady Mesplé, soprano
CD/Album: Offenbach - Orfée aux Enfers
Record co./Cat #: EMI 49647
Release Year: 1979
 
 

12:37pm

Orphée (excerpt)
Composer: Philip Glass
Ensemble: Portland Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Anne Manson
Soloists: Philip Cutlip, baritone ; Ryan MacPherson, tenor
CD/Album: Orphée - Philip Glass
Record co./Cat #: Orange Mountain Music 0068
Release Year: 2010
 
 

12:41pm

La bohème: “Mi chiamano Mimì”
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Tullio Serafin
Soloists: Maria Callas, soprano
CD/Album: Maria Callas - Master Class
Record co./Cat #: EMI 55572
Release Year: 1959
 
 

12:47pm

Tristan und Isolde: Liebestod
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI
Conductor: Arturo Basile
Soloists: Maria Callas, soprano
CD/Album: Simply Callas
Record co./Cat #: Cetra 69877
Release Year: 1950
 
 

12:55pm

I puritani: "Vien, diletto, è in ciel la luna"
Composer: Vincenzo Bellini
Ensemble: Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI
Conductor: Arturo Basile
Soloists: Maria Callas, soprano
CD/Album: Simply Callas
Record co./Cat #: Cetra 69877
Release Year: 1950
 
 
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