More Sunday Night at the Opera

Oct 15, 2015

In the coming weeks, celebrating the King of French opera, Jean-Baptiste Lully, followed by a birthday celebration for Mozart with a dynamic new recording of his "Don Giovanni" on January 22.

January 15
Jean-Baptiste Lully: Roland
Nicolas Testé: Roland
Anna-Maria Panzarella: Angélique
Olivier Dumait: Médor
Monique Zanetti: Témire / Bélise
Robert Getchell: Astolfe
Ziliante: Evgueniy Alexiev

Les Talens Lyriques
Christopher Rousset, conductor

January 22
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni

Dimitris Tiliakos: Don Giovanni
Vito Priante: Leporello
Karina Gauvin: Donna Elvira
Myrto Papatanasiu: Donna Anna
Mika Kares: Il Commendatore
Kenneth Tarver: Don Ottavio
Christina Gansch: Zerlina
Guido Loconsolo: Masetto

Musicaeterna
Teodor Currentzis, conductor

January 29
Frederick Delius: A Village Romeo and Juliet

Dennis Dowling: Manz
Frederick Sharp: Marti
Margaret Ritchie: Sali, son of Manz (child)
René Soames: Sali
Dorothy Bond: Vreli, daughter of Marti (child)
Lorely Dyer: Vreli
Gordon Clinton: The Dark Fiddler

Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 
Thomas Beecham, conductor

February 5
Gioachino Rossini: The Barber of Seville

Thomas Hampson: Figaro
Susanne Mentzer: Rosina
Jerry Hadley: Count Almaviva
Bruno Praticò: Bartolo
Samuel Ramey: Basilio
José Fardilha: Fiorello
Mauro Utzeri: Ambrogio/Ufficiale
Amelia Felle: Berta

Orchestra della Toscana
Gianluigi Gelmetti, conductor

February 12
Gaetano Donizetti: La fille du Régiment

June Anderson: Marie
Alfredo Kraus: Tonio
Michel Trempont: Sulpice
Hélia T'Hézan: La Marquise
Antoine Garcin: Hortensius
Jean-Noël Bèguelin: Un Caporal
Jeanne Perez: La Duchesse
Manuel de Lerena: Un Notaire

Orchestra and Chorus of the Paris Opera
Bruno Campanella, conductor

February 19
Gustave Charpentier: Louise
Beverly Sills: Louise
Nicolai Gedda: Julien
José van Dam: Le père
Mignon Dunn: La mère

Orchestra and Chorus of the Paris Opera
Julius Rudel, conductor

February 26
Richard Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos

Jessye Norman: Ariadne
Paul Frey: Bacchus
Julia Varady: Der Komponist
Edita Gruberova: Zerbinetta
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau: A music teacher
Wolfgang Millgramm: An officer
Martin Finke: A dancing master / Scaramuccio
Olaf Bär: Harlequin
Gerd Wolf: Truffaldin
Andreas Conrad: Brighella
Eva Lind: Najade
Marianne Rorholm: Dryade
Julie Kaufmann: Echo

The Gewandhaus Orchestra and Chorus
Kurt Masur, conductor

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