kasarova on vivalavoce

update 16-Dec-2010:
i couldn’t find the aria in french on youtube (for very obvious reason after i attempted to upload the aria), so here’s the 3rd attempt. it’s an absolutely great recording all around and worth buying. click on CC to see the subtitles which i managed to put in. unfortunately the video is blocked in germany.

the text is quite different than the italian version (with subtitles) (again thanks Smorgy).
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today 13-Dec-2010, at 5pm PST, 8pm EST, 1am(+1) GMT, 2am(+1) CET
click here for windows media player and here for vlc/winamp players.
here’s link to libretto (en francais).
(update 17h17 PST: oops, links were wrong originally, now fixed.)

December 13
Gaetano Donizetti: La Favorite

Anthony Michaels-Moore [Alphonse XI] | Vesselina Kasarova [Léonor de Guzman] |
Abbie Furmansky [Inès] | Ramon Vargas [Fernand] | Carlo Colombara [Balthazar] |
Francesco Piccoli [Don Gaspar] | Lorenz Fehenberger [Un seigneur] |
Bavarian Radio Chorus | Münchner Rundfunkorchester | Marcello Viotti (conductor)

here‘s a clip “O mio Fernando” from the opera (thanks Smorgy)
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Orphée et Euridice on vivalavoce

with a tenor.
Tues 07-Dec-2010, 5PM PST, 8PM EST (now)
click here (windows) or here (vlc, winamp).

la clemenza di tito–currently playing

at vivalavoce, click here (for window media player) or here (for vlc, winamp) to listen in

Fri Dec 03, 2010, at 5PM Pacific Time, 8PM Eastern Standard time, 1AM (nextday) UK time, 2AM Central Europe time

December 3
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito

Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) [Tito Vespasiano] | Julia Varady (soprano) [Vitellia] | Sylvia McNair [Servilia] | Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano) [Sesto] | Catherine Robbin [Annio] | Cornelius Hauptmann (bass) [Publio] | The Monteverdi Choir | The English Baroque Soloists | John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)

vivalavoce — nov 2010 highlights

I bought 3 cd-sets following listening to broadcasts from vivalavoce already.  The first set arrived today, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte with Rene Jacobs, and created a sensation in the lab.  Apparently everyone wants to listen and copy/buy it. So, onto more wonderful music from that great channel.  Remeber to tune in at 8PM EST, 5PM PST. If you’re in Europe, you can also tune in at 3AM EST to listen to the re-broadcasts from last month. hightlights for Nov include:

November 7
Vincenzo Bellini: I Capuletti e i Montecchi

Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Romeo] | Edita Gruberova [Giulietta] | Gwynne Howell [Capellio] | Dano Raffanti [Tebaldo] | John Tomlinson [Lorenzo] | Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden | Riccardo Muti (conductor)
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