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10/15/11 12:00PM

Peter Fox Smith and Betty Smith share ravishingly beautiful opera excerpts, perennial favorites, and the extraordinary voice of Jackie Evancho -- to inspire you to support "A Passion for Opera" and VPR Classical.

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
 
 

12:01pm

Nabucco: "Va, pensiero"
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
CD/Album: Verdi - Nabucco
Record co./Cat #: EMI 47488
Release Year: 1978
 
 

12:11pm

La bohème: “Che gelida manina; Mi chiamano Mimì”
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Soloists: Montserrat Caballé, soprano ; Placido Domingo, tenor
CD/Album: Puccini - La bohème
Record co./Cat #: RCA 0371
Release Year: 1974
 
 

12:25pm

Gianni Schicchi: "O mio babbino caro"
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Soloists: Jackie Evancho, soprano
CD/Album: Jackie Evancho - Dream With Me
Record co./Cat #: Syco Music 87061
Release Year: 2011
 
 

12:28pm

Xerxes: "Ombra mai fu"
Composer: George Frideric Handel
Soloists: Jackie Evancho, soprano
CD/Album: Jackie Evancho - Dream With Me
Record co./Cat #: Syco Music 87061
Release Year: 2011
 
 

12:32pm

Turandot: "Nessun dorma"
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Soloists: Jackie Evancho, soprano
CD/Album: Jackie Evancho - Dream With Me
Record co./Cat #: Syco Music 87061
Release Year: 2011
 
 

12:39pm

Carmen: Habanera
Composer: Georges Bizet
Ensemble: RCA Victor Orchestra; Robert Shaw Chorale
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Soloists: Risë Stevens, soprano
CD/Album: Bizet - Carmen
Record co./Cat #: RCA 7981
Release Year: 1951
 
 

12:43pm

Carmen: "Les tringles des sistres"
Composer: Georges Bizet
Ensemble: RCA Victor Orchestra; Robert Shaw Chorale
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
Soloists: Risë Stevens, soprano
CD/Album: Bizet - Carmen
Record co./Cat #: RCA 7981
Release Year: 1951
 
 

12:50pm

Les pêcheurs de perles: "Au fond du temple saint"
Composer: Georges Bizet
Ensemble: RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Renato Cellini
Soloists: Jussi Björling, tenor ; Robert Merrill, baritone
CD/Album: Jussi Bjoerling "The Pearl Fishers" Duet
Record co./Cat #: RCA 7799
Release Year: 1988
 
 
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