Larry’s Favorite Records

October 13, 2018, 4:30 pm

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Larry Johnson

Once again, Larry shares some of his favorites. Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne sing from Bellini’s Norma. Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings Rachmaninoff. Sondra Radvanovsky is heard in an aria by Dvořák and Jussi Björling sings a song by Tosti.


“L’alba separa dalla luce l’ombra” by Paolo Tosti
Jussi Björling, tenor; Stockholm Concert Association Orchestra; Nils Grevillius, conductor
(Stockholm 1949. EMI 7243 5 66308 2 6)

“Song to the Moon” from Rusalka by Antonín Dvořák
Sondra Radvanovsky, soprano; Philharmonia of Russia; Constantine Orbelian, conductor
(Moscow 2008. DELOS DE 3403)

“The Moon is High in the Sky” from Aleko by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Dmitri Hvorostovsky, baritone; Kirov Orchestra; Valery Gergiev, conductor
(St. Petersburg 1993. PHILIPS 438 872‐2)

“Mira, o Norma” from Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
Joan Sutherland, soprano; Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano; London Symphony Orchestra; Richard Bonynge, conductor
(London 1964. DECCA B0001512‐02CD02)