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20th Century Opera: Part II

09/17/11 12:00PM

Part II of our exploration of 20th century opera concentrates on music by Debussy, Bartók and Janáček.

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
 
 

12:00pm

Louise: "Depuis le jour"
Composer: Gustave Charpentier
Conductor: Eugène Bigot
Soloists: Ninon Vallin, soprano
CD/Album: Charpentier - Louise
Record co./Cat #: Nimbus 7829
Release Year: 1991
 
 

12:09pm

Pelléas et Mélisande: Beginning
Composer: Claude Debussy
Ensemble: Montreal Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: Charles Dutoit
Soloists: Colette Alliot-Lugaz, soprano ; Gilles Cachemaille, bass-baritone
CD/Album: Debussy - Pelléas et Mélisande
Record co./Cat #: London 430502
Release Year: 1991
 
 

12:23pm

Bluebeard's Castle: Conclusion
Composer: Béla Bartók
Ensemble: Hungarian State Orchestra
Conductor: Adam Fischer
Soloists: Eva Marton, soprano ; Samuel Ramey, bass
CD/Album: Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle
Record co./Cat #: Sony 44523
Release Year: 1988
 
 

12:36pm

The Cunning Little Vixen: Beginning
Composer: Leos Janáček
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Soloists: Thomas Allen, baritone
CD/Album: Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54212
Release Year: 1991
 
 

12:46pm

The Cunning Little Vixen: Conclusion
Composer: Leos Janáček
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Conductor: Simon Rattle
Soloists: Thomas Allen, baritone
CD/Album: Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen
Record co./Cat #: EMI 54212
Release Year: 1991
 
 

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