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Verity Sharp with music from the BBC NOW. Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Otello (excerpts). Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro; Idomeneo (excerpts). Plus Respighi, Verdi and Elgar.

Verity Sharp introduces performances by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales of Italian music conductor Francesco Angelico with by Rossini, Respighi and Verdi recorded last autumn at Venue Cymru in Llandudno. Soprano Ruby Hughes sings Italian opera arias by Respighi and Mozart, and Richard Hickox conducts Elgar's affectionate orchestral landscape of Italy, 'Alassio'.

Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia - overture
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.10
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro - 'Deh vieni, non tardar'
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.15
Rossini: Otello - 'Assisa a pie d'un salice' (Willow Song)
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.25
Respighi: Gli Ucelli
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.45
Verdi: La forza del destino - overture
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico (conductor)

2.55
Mozart: Idomeneo - 'Non ho colpa'
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Francesco Angelico (conductor)

3.0
Elgar: In the South (Alassio)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Richard Hickox (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Barber of Seville Overture

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Deh Vieni non tardar (Marriage of Figaro)

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Singer: Ruby Hughes.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Assisa a pie d’un salice (Otello – Willow Song)

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Singer: Ruby Hughes.
  • Ottorino Respighi

    Gli Ucelli

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Forzza del Destino – Overture

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Non ho copla (Idomeneo)

    Conductor: Francesco Angelico. Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Singer: Ruby Hughes.
  • Edward Elgar

    In The South

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Richard Hickox.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC National Orchestra of Wales

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