Sunday evening listening. This is an aria from Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s beloved work, Le Coq d’Or, sung by Dutch coloratura soprano Marianne Blok.
Eleni Karaindrou David Kim Kashkashian viola Irini Karagianni mezzo-soprano Tassis Christoyannopoulos baritone Vangelis Christopoulos oboe Stella Gadedi flute Marie-Cécile Boulard clarinet Sonia Pisk bassoon Vangelis Skouras French horn Sokratis Anthis trumpet Maria Bildea harp Katerina Ktona harpsichord ERT Choir Antonis Kontogeorgiou choirmaster Camerata Orchestra Alexandros Myrat conductor Concert production: The Athens Concert Hall Recorded live […]
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The Celtic Tenors are a trio of Irishmen who did an absolutely sterling rendition of a track from Franz Lehárs operetta, The Land of Smiles.
Emilio de Gogorza was a Spanish-American baritone who was at his peak during the early part of the 20th Century. Here he is performing a song from Panurge by Jules Massenet.
Suitable for Valentine’s Day, here’s a tune from Naples, Italy, sung by the Estonian vocalist, Georg Ots.