The Art of Jessye Norman

May 11, 2019, 4:30 pm

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Larry presents the magnificent voice of Jessye Norman in some of her greatest roles from Ariadne auf Naxos, Dido and Aeneas, Tannhäuser, and more. A must for her fans will be her rendition of ‘Amazing Grace.’

Music

“Dich, teure Halle” from Tannhäuser by Richard Wagner
Jessye Norman, soprano; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Klaus Tennstedt, conductor
(London 1987. EMI 5 65576 2)

“Porgi, amor” from The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Jessye Norman, soprano; BBC Symphony Orchestra; Sir Colin Davis, conductor
(London 1971. PHILIPS 422 895‐2)

“When I am laid in earth” from Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell
Jessye Norman, soprano; English Chamber Orchestra; Raymond Leppard, conductor
(PHILIPS 422 895‐2)

“Es gibt ein Reich” from Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss
Jessye Norman, soprano; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Kurt Masur, conductor
(Leipzig. PHILIPS 422 895‐2)

“Zueignung” by Richard Strauss
Jessye Norman, soprano; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra; Kurt Masur, conductor
(Leipzig 1982. PHILIPS 422 895‐2)

“Amazing Grace” Traditional classic hymn
Jessye Norman, soprano; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Sir Alexander Gibson, conductor
(London. PHILIPS 422 894‐2)