Main content

Telemann at the Opera

Lucie Skeaping looks at the operas of Telemann, who died 250 years ago this year. It's said he composed more than 50 stage works although only 35 of them appear in his catalogue.

Lucie Skeaping looks at the operas of Telemann, who died 250 years ago this year. It's said he composed more than 50 works for the stage, although only 35 of them appear in his catalogue. Most of them were premiered in either Leipzig or Hamburg, where he made his home for the major part of his career.

Available now

26 minutes

Music Played

  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Germanicus (Act I: Entree)

    Orchestra: Sächsisches Barockorchester. Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz.
    • Germanicus / Telemann.
    • CPO.
    • 2.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Gelosia, ti sento al core (Germanicus: Act II)

    Singer: Henryk Böhm. Orchestra: Sächsisches Barockorchester. Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz.
    • Germanicus / Telemann.
    • CPO.
    • 6.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Komm, o Schlaf (Germanicus: Act II)

    Performer: Sächsisches Barockorchester. Singer: Elizabeth Scholl. Conductor: Gotthold Schwarz.
    • Germanicus / Telemann.
    • CPO.
    • 15.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Ach was fur Qual und Schmerz (Der ungluckliche Alcmeon)

    Singer: Núria Rial. Orchestra: Kammerorchester Basel. Conductor: Julia Schröder.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Ach seht mich doch, geliebte Augen (Der neumodische Liebhaber Damon)

    Performer: Kammerorchester Basel. Singer: Núria Rial. Conductor: Julia Schröder.
    • Telemann: Opera Arias.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 13.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Kusse, wahle (Der geduldige Socrates: Act 1, Sc 10)

    Singer: Istvan Gati. Ensemble: Capella Savaria. Conductor: Nicolas Mcgegan.
    • Telemann: Der Geduldige Socrates.
    • HUNGAROTON.
    • 26.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    So quel che si dice (Pimpinone)

    Singer: Michael Schopper. Orchestra: La Stagione Frankfurt. Director: Michael Schneider.
    • Telemann: Pimpinone.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 17.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Ruhet, ihr Foltem gemarterter Seelen (Orpheus: Act 2, Sc 4)

    Singer: Hanno Müller‐Brachmann. Choir: RIAS Kammerchor. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • G. P. Telemann: Orpheus.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 4.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Heureux Mortel! quelle est ta gloire! (Orpheus: Act 2, Sc 5)

    Singer: Hanno Müller‐Brachmann. Choir: RIAS Kammerchor. Orchestra: Academy for Ancient Music Berlin. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • G. P. Telemann: Orpheus.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 3.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Die schonste Schaferin (Don Quichotte auf der Hochzeit des Comacho)

    Choir: Vokalensemble Der Akademie Fur Alte Musik Bremen. Orchestra: La Stagione Frankfurt. Director: Michael Schneider.
    • Telemann: Don Quichotte auf der Hochzeit der Comacho.
    • CPO.
    • 9.
  • Georg Philipp Telemann

    Konnt' ich nur zu ihm noch sprechen (Miriways: Act 1, Scene 1)

    Singer: Ida Aldrian. Orchestra: L’Orfeo Barockorchester. Conductor: Michi Gaigg.

Broadcast

Podcast