March 2017 - Meeting

Programme for Wednesday 1st March 2017
Presenter: Frank Murray

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Umberto Giordano

1.      Umberto Giordano (1867-1948): La Mamma Morta - Andrea Chénier - Maria Callas, soprano,  Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Tullio Serafin (4.48)

2.      Antonin Dvořák (1841-1904): Song To The Moon – Rusalka, Act 1, Op. 114, B 203 - Lucia Popp, soprano, Munich Radio Orchestra, cond. Stefan Soltesz: (5.48)

3.      Traditional Song: Song of the Volga Boatmen - Artur Eizen, Bass, Soviet Army Chorus and Army Band, cond. Col. Boris Alexandrov (3.22)

4.       Johann Strauss II (1825-1899) & Ralph Benatzky (1884-1957): Nonnenchor Und Das Lied Der Laura Casanova - Lucia Popp, soprano,  Academy of St. Martin In The Fields, Ambrosian Singers, cond. Neville Marriner (4.20)

5.      Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924): Signore, Ascolta! Ah, Signore Ascolta, Turandot - Pilar Lorengar, soprano,  Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, cond. Arthur Rother (2.34)

6.       James Newton Howard (1951-): Maleficent Suite – Orchestra; London Voices; Trinity Boys Choir; cond. Pete Anthony (6.35)

7.      Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924): Cantique De Jean Racine, Op. 11 – The Cambridge Singers, Members of the City of London Sinfonia, cond. John Rutter (6.42)

8.      Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978): Spartacus - Adagio Of Spartacus & Phrygia – Weiner Philharmoniker, cond. Aram Khachaturian (9.05)

9.      Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880): Orphee Aux Enfers, Overture - Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Herbert Von Karajan (9.36)

10.  Dmitri Shostakovich (1905-1975): The Gadfly Suite-Romance Op. 97A - London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Mariss Jansons (6.20)

11.  Alicia Scott (1810-1900): Annie Laurie- Evgeny Belaiaev, Tenor, Soviet Army Chorus, cond. Col. Boris Alexandrov (4.32)

            12.  Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893): Swan Lake, Finale; Op. 20 - Philadelphia Orchestra, cond.                      Wolfgang Sawallisch (6.09)

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