Lyric Opera’s “Orphée et Eurydice”

September 30, 2017, 4:30 pm

This opera’s justly famous aria “J’ai perdu mon Euridice” in French or “Che faro senza Euridice” in Italian is heard by soprano Maria Callas, tenor Juan Diego Florez, mezzo‐soprano Rita Gorr, flautist James Galway, and contralto Kathleen Ferrier.

Music

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, “Che faro senza Euridice?”
James Galway with the London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Klauspeter Seibel
Recorded in London in 2004
DGG B0003024‐02

Gluck: Orphée et Eurydice, “J’ai perdu mon Eurydice”
Maria Callas with the National Orchestra of the R.D. F.
Conducted by Georges Pretre
Recorded in Paris in 1961
EMI CDM 7 63182 2

Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice, “Che faro senza Euridice?”
Kathleen Ferrier with the Southern Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Fritz Stiedry
Recorded in London in 1947
DECCA 478 3594

Gluck: Orphée et Eurydice, “J’ai perdu mon Euridice”
Juan Diego Florez with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi Conducted by Carlo Rizzi
Recorded in Milan in 2003
DECCA B0003136‐02

Gluck: Orphée et Eurydice, “J’ai perdu mon Euridice”
Rita Gorr with the the National Theater Orchestra of the Paris Opera Conducted by Andre Cluytens
Recorded in Paris in 1959