Opera Orbium, April 10, 2011

Click to read about Musica Orbium; Patrick Wedd, music director

Click to read about the spring concert, Opera Orbium, Sunday, April 10, 2011, 7:30 pm, at Christ Church Cathedral.

Scroll down to listen to online performances of the upcoming concert.

Alexander Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from 'Prince Igor'
Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Shaw conducting [text] [listen]

Purcell: Suite from 'Dido and Aeneas'
Collegium Musicum 90 and Chorus, Richard Hickox conducting [text/NML(info)

Britten: Choral Dances from 'Gloriana'
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers conducting] [text] [NML] (info)

Gilbert & Sullivan: Poor wandering one! from 'Pirates of Penzance

The New York Shakespeare Festival 1981 Broadway production, Joseph Papp director, with Linda Ronstadt as Mabel] [text] [listen]

Bizet: Habanera from 'Carmen'

Maria Callas [text] [listen]

Wagner: Bridal Chorus from 'Lohengrin'
The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Rafael Kubelik conducting [text] [listen]

Wagner: Pilgrim's Chorus from 'Tannhäuser'

Latvian State Symphony, Alexander Vilumanis [text] [listen]

Verdi: Chorus of the Hebrew slaves from 'Nabucco'Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti conducting [text] [listen]

Verdi: Anvil Chorus from 'Il Trovatore'
Ambrosian Opera Chorus/Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti conducting [text] [listen]

Verdi: Triumphal Chorus from 'Aïda'
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/New Philharmonia Orchestra/Riccardo Muti conducting [text] [listen]

Donizetti: Song of the Regiment from 'The Daughter of the Regiment'
Marie (JiYoung Lee) leads Tonio (Jose Bros) and the soldiers in the morale-boosting, "Song of the Regiment:"  Washington National Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Riccardo Frizza conducting [text] [listen]