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Rossini's La Donna del Lago

Jonathan Swain presents a complete performance of Rossini's La Donna del Lago given at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, starring Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez.

Jonathan Swain presents a complete performance of Rossini's La Donna del Lago from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, starring Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez.

12:32 AM
Rossini, Gioachino [1792-1868]
La Donna del lago
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo-soprano; Elena/Ellen - Lady of the Lake), Juan Diego Florez (tenor; Giacomo/King James of Scotland), Daniela Barcellona (mezzo-soprano; Malcolm Graeme), Colin Lee (tenor; Rodrigo/Roderick Dhu), Simon Orfila (bass; Douglas), Justina Gringyte (mezzo-soprano; Albina), Robin Leggate (tenor; Serano), Christopher Lackner (baritone; A Bard), Pablo Bemsch (tenor; A King's Soldier), Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Michele Mariotti (conductor)

3:09 AM
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791)
Piano Sonata in B flat major, K.281
Ingo Dannhorn (piano)

3:21 AM
Strauss, Richard (1864-1949)
Don Juan, Op.20
Orchestre du Conservatoire de Musique du Québec, Raffi Armenian (conductor)

3:38 AM
Schubert, Franz (1797-1828)
Der Pilgrim, D 794
Christoph Prégardien (tenor), Andreas Staier (fortepiano - after Johann Fritz, Vienna c.1815)

3:43 AM
Scarlatti, Domenico [1685-1757]
Sonata in D major, K.96
Andreas Staier (harpsichord)

3:48 AM
Telemann, Georg Philipp (1681-1767)
Concerto in E minor for recorder, transverse flute, strings and continuo
La Stagione Frankfurt

4:02 AM
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel (1714-1788)
Cantata: Heilig, Heilig, Wq.217/H.778
Netherlands Chamber Choir, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Ton Koopman (conductor)

4:09 AM
Willan, Healey [1880-1968]
Five Pieces for organ
Ian Sadler (organ of St James Cathedral, Toronto)

4:21 AM
Walton, William (1902-1983)
'Spitfire' Prelude and Fugue
BBC National Orchestra of Wales; Tadaaki Otaka (conductor)

4:31 AM
Rossini, Gioachino (1792-1868)
Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) - Overture
Polish Radio Orchestra, Wojciech Rajski (Conductor)

4:38 AM
Albeniz, Isaac [1860-1909]
El Corpus en Sevilla from 'Iberia', Book 1
Plamena Mangova (piano)

4:47 AM
Turina, Joaquín [1882-1949]
Danzas Fantasticas, Op.22
West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Jorge Mester (Conductor)

5:04 AM
Falla, Manuel de (1876-1946)
No.5 Nana; No.7 Polo; No.4 Jota - from Canciones populares espanolas
Moshe Hammer (violin), William Beauvais (guitar)

5:11 AM
Boccherini, Luigi (1743-1805)
Cello Concerto No.6 in D major G.479
Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon (Conductor)

5:27 AM
Mudarra, Alonso (c.1510-1580)
Claros y frescos rios
Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Hespèrion XX, Jordi Savall (director)

5:33 AM
Marin, José (c. 1618-1699)
No piense Menguilla ya (from Ms Mu. 727, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge)
Montserrat Figueras (soprano), Rolf Lislevand (baroque guitar), Arianna Savall (soprano & double harp), Pedro Estevan (percussion), Adela González-Campa (castanets)

5:39 AM
Lalo, Edouard (1823-1892)
Symphonie Espagnole
Vadim Repin (Violin), Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Saarbrucken, Michael Stern (Conductor)

6:12 AM
Moscheles, Ignaz (1794-1870)
Grandes Variations sur la Marche favorite de l'Empereur Alexandre I, Op.32
Tom Beghin (fortepiano - built by Gottlieb Hafner, Vienna, ca. 1830).

6 hours

Music Played

  • Darius Milhaud

    "La Cheminée du Roi René" (excerpt from Madrigal-Nocturne)

    Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • GBBBC.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    La Donna del lago; Melodramma in 2 Acts; Act I

    Librettist: Andrea Leone Tottola. Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Singer: Juan Diego Flórez. Singer: Daniela Barcellona. Singer: Simon Orfila. Singer: Colin Lee. Singer: Justina Gringyte. Singer: Robin Leggate. Singer: Christopher Lackner. Singer: Pablo Bemsch. Choir: Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Michele Mariotti.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sonata for piano (K.281) in B flat major

    Performer: Ingo Dannhorn.
  • Richard Strauss

    Don Juan (Op.20) (symphonic poem)

    Orchestra: Orchestre du Conservatoire de Musique du Quebec. Conductor: Raffi Armenian.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Pilgrim D.794

    Performer: Andreas Staier. Author: Friedrich Schiller. Singer: Christoph Prégardien.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in D major (K.96)

    Performer: Andreas Staier.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Concerto in E minor for recorder, transverse flute, strings and continuo

    Ensemble: La Stagione Frankfurt.
    • DEWDR.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Cantata: Heilig, Heilig (Wq.217/H.778)

    Choir: Nederlands Kamerkoor. Orchestra: Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Ton Koopman.
  • William Walton

    'Spitfire' prelude and fugue for orchestra

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Overture from Il Barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)

    Orchestra: Polish Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Wojciech Rajski.
    • PLPR.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    El Corpus en Sevilla from 'Iberia' (Book 1)

    Performer: Plamena Mangova.
    • BERTBF.
  • Joaquín Turina

    Danzas Fantasticas (Op.22)

    Orchestra: West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jorge Mester.
    • AUABC.
  • Manuel de Falla

    No.5 Nana; No.7 Polo; No.4 Jota from Canciones populares espanolas

    Performer: Moshe Hammer. Performer: William Beauvais.
  • Luigi Boccherini

    Concerto for cello and orchestra no.6 (G.479) in D major

    Performer: Mstislav Leopoldovich Rostropovich. Orchestra: Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: James Conlon.
  • Alonso Mudarra

    Claros y frescos rios

    Singer: Montserrat Figueras. Ensemble: Hespèrion XXI. Director: Jordi Savall.
  • José Marin

    No piense Menguilla ya

    Performer: Rolf Lislevand. Performer: Pedro Estevan. Performer: Arianna Savall. Singer: Montserrat Figueras.
  • Édouard Lalo

    Symphonie Espagnole

    Performer: Vadim Repin. Orchestra: Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Michael Stern.
  • Ignaz Moscheles

    Grandes Variations sur la Marche favorite de l'Empereur

    Performer: Tom Beghin.

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