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Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)

Part Five

Friday 22 February 2008 12:00-13:00 (Radio 3)

Repeated: Friday 22 February 2008 20:45-21:45 (Radio 3)

Donald Macleod looks at some of the personalities and institutions who were instrumental in helping Verdi achieve success.

Duration:

1 hour

Playlist

Piangea cantando nell'erma landa. Ave Maria (Act 1V, Otello)
Desdemona Cheryl Studer (soprano) Orchestra of Bastille Opera, Myung-Whun Chung (conductor)
DG 439 805-2
CD1 tracks 17 & 18

Libera me (1874)
From Messa da Requiem
Carol Vaness (soprano) Bavarian Radio Chorus & Symphony Orchestra, Colin Davis (conductor)
RCA Victor 09026 60902 2
CD1 tracks 6 to 8

Je viens solliciter de la Reine. o bien perdu (Act 2, Don Carlos)
Roberto Alagna (tenor) Karita Mattila (soprano), Orchestra de Paris,
Antonio Pappano (conductor)
EMI CDS5561522
CD1 tracks 17 & 18

Gloria all'Egitto, ad Iside.. Vieni, o guerriero vindice (Aida, Act 2)
Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Philharmonic, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)
TELDEC 8573854022
CD1 tracks 6 to 9




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