Can There Ever Be Enough Mozart?

April 7, 2018, 4:30 pm

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Certainly NOT! Delighting the heart and soul are selections from six Mozart operas. Artists include Fredericka Von Stade, Teresa Berganza, Gottlob Frick, Pilar Lorengar, Gabriel Bacquier, Lucia Popp and Edita Gruberova. A must hear indeed for Mozart fans.

Music

“Scenda Amor, Scenda Imeneo” from Idomeneo by W.A. Mozart
Bavarian Radio Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Sir Colin Davis
(DECCA 1991)

“Voi, che Sapete” from Marriage of Figaro by W.A. Mozart
The London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Georg Solti
Fredericka Von Stade, mezzo-soprano
(DECCA 1982)

“Soave sia il Vento” from Cosi Fan Tutte by W.A. Mozart
The London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Georg Solti
Teresa Berganza, soprano; Pilar Lorengar, soprano
Gabriel Bacquier, Baritone
(DECCA 1974)

“O Isis und Osiris” from The Magic Flute by W.A. Mozart
The Philharmonia Chorus and Orchestra conducted by Otto Klemperer
Gottlob Frick, bass
(EMI 1964)

“Batti, Batti” from Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart
The London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Georg Solti
Lucia Popp, soprano
(DECCA 1979)

“Martern aller Arten” from Abduction from the Seraglio by W.A. Mozart
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Georg Solti
Edita Gruberova, soprano
(DECCA 1987)