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Opera Choruses

Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the world of the opera chorus, joined by Williamd Spaulding and Gerard Jones. Plus a new release from Erik Bergman and Telemann's Magnificat in C.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch journeys into into the world of the opera chorus. Joined by the Royal Opera House Chorus Director William Spaulding, and Stage Director Gerard Jones, Sara explores some of the visual and musical considerations taken when working with a chorus on stage. There'll be time for a new release with music by Erik Bergman, and Sara also delves into an early choral work by Georg Philipp Telemann, his Magnificat in C.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 18 Jun 2017 16:00

Music Played

  • Erik Bergman

    Nu ar sommarn har (Summer is here)

    Choir: Helsingin kamarikuoro. Conductor: Nils Schweckendiek.
  • Georges Bizet

    Les Voici! Voici la quadrille! (Carmen Act IV)

    Choir: Royal Opera House Chorus. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • EMI : CDC-749849.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Richard Wagner

    Zu dir wall ich, mein Jesus Christ (Tannhauser Act I)

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Conductor: Plácido Domingo. Choir: Royal Opera House Chorus. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli.
    • DG : 427-625-2.
    • DG.
    • 10.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Old Joe has gone fishing (Peter Grimes Act I)

    Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Singer: Felicity Lott. Singer: Patricia Payne. Singer: Maria Bovino. Singer: Gillian Webster. Singer: Stuart Kale. Singer: Simon Keenlyside. Singer: David Wilson‐Johnson. Choir: Royal Opera House Chorus. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • EMI : CDS754832-2.
    • EMI.
    • 19.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Fuoco di gioia (Otello Act I)

    Choir: Royal Opera House Chorus. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: Bernard Haitink.
    • EMI CDC7498492.
    • EMI.
    • 7.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Magnificat in C

    Singer: Mieke van der Sluis. Singer: Graham Pushee. Singer: Wilfried Jochens. Singer: Phillip Langshaw. Singer: Harry van der Kamp. Ensemble: Alsfeld Vocal Ensemble. Orchestra: Bremen Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: Wolfgang Helbich.
    • C.P.O. : 999 109-2.
    • C.P.O..
    • 1.
  • Louis Vierne

    Ave Maria

    Performer: Joseph Cullen. Performer: Andrew Reid. Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Conductor: James OʼDonnell.
    • HYPERION : CDA-66898.
    • HYPERION.
    • 7.

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