Tuesday, May 30, 2006


10 AM Tuesdays opera - Tchaikovskys Pique Dame - Hvorostovsky, Freni, Leiferkus, Forrester

Good Morning!

Again with the backorder/shipping problems. (hey - holiday weekend) so yet another break from maestro Mozart and a visit from Tchaikovsky, who will be making his first appearance on What's Opera Doc?

The Opera: Pique Dame.

Performers:
Maureen Forrester, Vladimir Atlantov, Mirella Freni, Katherine Ciesinski, Dominique Labelle,
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Ernesto Gavazzi, Janice Taylor, Julian Rodescu, Dennis Petersen,
Richard Clement, Jorge Chaminé, Tanya Roudenko, Sergei Leiferkus

Conductor: Seiji Ozawa
Orchestra/Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Festival Chorus, American Boychoir

Enjoy.
Mozart should be back with us next week, with Die Entferung aus dem Serail.

2 Comments:

Blogger Ariadne said...

Freni as Liza. Yowza!!! I can't wait to hear this one, when technology permits.

ps I wonder how good her Russian diction is?

7:36 PM  
Blogger Ariadne said...

Oh and btw, the Ciesinski sisters (Katherine and Christine) were the "it" rising star opera singers in my hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, when I was a kid. How's that for ironic?

Still haven't dared look up how much this recording costs ...

3:42 PM  

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