June 2008 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, June 4th 2008

  1. Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764): Zaïs (Overture) - Les Talens Lyriques; cond. Christophe Rousset (5:20)

  2. Johann Strauss II (1825-1899): Die Fledermaus (Act 2. Czárdás. Klänge der Heimat!) - Lucia Popp, soprano; Munich Radio Orchestra; cond. Plácido Domingo (4:27)

  3. Richard Strauss (1864-1949): Der Rosenkavalier, suite from the opera for orchestra, o.Op. 145 - Dresden Staatskapelle; cond. Rudolf Kempe (17:45)

  4. George Frideric Handel (1685-1759): Alexander's Feast, ode for St. Cecilia's Day, HWV 75 (Part 2: "Now strike the golden lyre again"; "Revenge, revenge, Timotheus cries") - Thomas Allen, baritone; Choir of King's College, Cambridge; English Chamber Orchestra; cond. Philip Ledger (10:40)

  5. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): Aroldo (Sinfonia) - Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Herbert von Karajan (9:30)

  6. Richard Wagner (1813-1883): The Flying Dutchman (Act I: "Die Frist ist um") - Bryn Terfel, bass baritone; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; cond. James Levine (11:54)

  7. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Romance for violin & orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op. 50 - Josef Suk, violin; Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; cond. Neville Marriner (8:25)

  8. Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809): The Creation (The heavens are telling) - Wiener Singverein; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; cond. Herbert von Karajan (4:00)

  9. Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921): Samson et Dalila (Bacchanale) - Czech Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava); cond. Stephen Gunzenhauser (8:01)


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