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Sean at Home with Renée Fleming

Sean Rafferty visits legendary soprano Renée Fleming in her New York penthouse, and you are all invited.

She has sung for the Queen, at President Obama's inauguration, to the vast crowds at the super bowl and for ecstatic audiences in the world's finest opera houses and concert halls. Sean Rafferty finds Renée Fleming at home in her New York apartment where they talk about her musical tastes which range from opera to jazz, from lieder to musical. Renée has been dressed by the top names in haute couture - we even get a peek at her extraordinary collection. Her advocacy embraces the importance of music in the mind as well as advisory positions on some to the most important institutions in the USA. Join us for New Year's in New York.

57 minutes

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New Year's Day 2019 13:00

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492 - Overture

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Romeo et Juliette - Act 1, no.3: Ah! Je veux...

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Rusalka - lyric fairy tale in 3 acts B.203, Op.114: Act 3; Necitelna Vodni Moci

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    Bachianas Brasileiras No.5: Aria (Cantilena)

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • Harry Warren/Mack Gordon/Alexandre Desplat

    You'll Never Know

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • Giovanni Bellini

    Il pirata Act 2 - Oh! Sole! ti vela di tenebre oscure

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • Maurice Ravel

    La Flûte Enchantée - from Shéhérazade

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • Richard Rodgers

    You'll never walk alone (from Carousel)

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Ma quando tornerai (from Alcina)

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • Richard Strauss

    'Da geht er hin' - Der Rosenkavalier, Act 1

    Performer: Renée Fleming.
  • Richard Strauss

    4 Letzte Lieder for voice and orchestra (AV.150), Frühling

    Performer: Renée Fleming. Orchestra: Houston Symphony.

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