October 2009 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday, October 7th 2009

  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791): The Marriage of Figaro (Act 3: Canzonetta sull’aria "Song on the Breeze") - Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, Anna Moffo, sopranos; Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, cond. Carlo Maria Giulini (2:41)
  2. Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760-1836): La Marseillaise (arr. Hector Berlioz) - Placido Domingo, tenor; Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, cond. Daniel Barenboim (8:40)
  3. Frederic Chopin (1810-1849): “Revolutionary” Etude, Op.12, No.12 in C minor - Vladimir Ashkenazy, piano (2:43)
  4. Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): La Boheme (Act 1: O Soave Fanciulla "O Sweet Little Girl") - Luciano Pavarotti, tenor; Mirella Freni, soprano; Orchestra Teatro Commumale Modena, cond. Leone Magiera (4:02)
  5. Christoph Gluck (1714-1787): Orfeo ed Euridece (Act 3: Che Faro senza Euridice "What will I do without You?") - Vesselina Kasarova, mezzo-soprano; Munich Radio Orchestra, cond. Friedrich Haider (4:21)
  6. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827): Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 (iii. Presto; iv. Allegro con brio) - New York Philharmonic, cond. Arturo Toscanini (14:10)
  7. Serge Prokofiev (1891-1953): Romeo and Juliet (Dance of the Knights ) - London Symphony Orchestra, cond. Andre Previn (5:38)
  8. William Byrd (1543-1625): Ave verum corpus - Cappella Caeciliana, cond. Donal McCriskin (4:05)
  9. Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884): Má Vlast (No. 3 Sárka) - Vienna Philharmonic, cond. Rafael Kubelik (9:24)
  10. Thomas Arne (1710-1778): Where the Bee Sucks there Lurk I - Emma Kirkby, soprano; Academy of Ancient Music, cond. Christopher Hogwood (2:16)
  11. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975): Piano Concerto No.2 in F major, Op.102 - Leonard Bernstein, piano/conductor; New York Philharmonic Orchestra (19:08)
  12. Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901): La Traviata (Brindisi: Libiamo ne' lieti calici) - Luciano Pavarotti, tenor; Nuccia Focile, soprano; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Maurizio Benini (3:31)

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