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International Opera Awards

Founded in 2012, the International Opera Awards is an annual celebration of excellence in opera around the world.
Petroc Trelawny presents the shortlists and winners of 21 categories in this year's gala event, recorded last Monday at Sadler's Wells Theatre, London.

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2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Aureliano in Palmira - opera in 2 acts

    Conductor: Juan Miguel Perez-Sierra. Performer: Marina Viotti. Performer: Virtuoso Brunensis.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.660448-50.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Aureliano in Palmira (Dolci silvestri orrori)

    Singer: marina viotti.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Iphigenie en Tauride - opera vers. French or German

    Conductor: Raphaël Pichon. Performer: Stéphane Degout. Performer: Ensemble Baroque Pygmalion.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMM902288.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Semiramide - opera in 2 acts

    Conductor: Sir Mark Elder. Performer: Albina Shagimuratova. Performer: Daniela Barcellona. Performer: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
    • Opera Rara.
    • ORC57.
  • Christoph Willibald Gluck

    Iphigenie en Tauride (Dieux! Protecteurs de ces affreux rivages)

    Singer: Stéphane Degout.
  • Gioachino Rossini

    Semiramide (Serbami ognor si fido il cor)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Forza del destino - opera in 4 acts

    Conductor: Sir Antonio Pappano. Performer: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
  • Nicolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov

    Snow maiden [Snegurochka] - opera in a prologue and 4 acts

    Conductor: Alexander Lazarev. Performer: Bolshoi Theatre Chorus. Performer: Bol'shoi Simfonicheskiy Orkestr.
    • Erato.
    • 4509917232.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Les Contes d'Hoffmann - opera in 5 acts, compl. Guiraud

    Conductor: Frédéric Chaslin. Performer: Sonya Yoncheva. Performer: Valencia Orchestra.
    • Sony.
    • 88875017202.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La Forza del Destino (Overture)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
  • Luigi Cherubini

    Medee - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Daniel Barenboim. Performer: Charles Castronovo. Performer: Berlin State Opera Orchestra.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    The Snow Maiden (Carnival Procession)

    Choir: Bolshoi Chorus.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    L' Olimpiade - opera in 3 acts

    Conductor: Maxim Emelyanychev. Performer: Max Emanuel Cenčić. Performer: Il Pomo d’Oro.
    • Decca.
    • 4788422.
  • Jacques Offenbach

    Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Elle a fui, la touterelle)

    Singer: Sonya Yoncheva.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Queen of spades [Pikovaya dama] - opera in 3 acts Op.68

    Conductor: Jonathan Nott. Performer: Asmik Grigorian. Performer: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Madama Butterfly - opera vers. "standard" in 3 acts [Paris, 1906]

    Conductor: Oliviero de Fabritiis. Performer: Leontyne Price. Performer: Rome Opera Orchestra.
    • RCA.
    • 09026-68883 2.
  • Luigi Cherubini

    Medee (Eloigne pour jamais)

    Singer: Charles Castronovo.
  • Richard Strauss

    Elektra - opera in 1 act Op.58 [1906-8]

    Conductor: Marc Albrecht. Performer: Evelyn Herlitzius. Performer: Michaela Schuster. Performer: Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest.
    • CHALLENGE CLASSICS.
    • CC 72565.
  • Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

    L'Olimpiade (L'infelice in questo stato)

    Conductor: Maxim Emelyanychev.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Queen of Spades (Lisa's Aria)

    Singer: Asmik Grigorian.
  • Giacomo Puccini

    Madama Butterfly (Un Bel di Vedremmo)

    Performer: Leontyne Price.
  • Richard Strauss

    Elektra (Ich Habe keine guten Nachte)

    Conductor: Marc Albrecht.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No 41 in C major, K 551, 'Jupiter'

    Conductor: Colin Davis. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden.
    • Mozart: Symphonies Nos. 39 & 41: Sir Colin Davis.
    • Philips.
    • 5.
  • Marin Marais

    Suite No 1 in C major (Pièces en trio, 1692)

    Performer: William Hunt. Ensemble: Purcell Quartet.
    • Marin Marais 'La folia' & other music for viols and violins The Purcell Quartet.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.

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