Four American Tenors

August 31, 2019, 4:30 pm

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Tenor Lawrence Brownlee

We hear two tenors from the past, Richard Tucker and James King. Then two contemporary tenors, Lawrence Brownlee and Steven Costello.


“Ah! mes amis” from La fille du régiment by Gaetano Donizetti
Steven Costello, tenor; Kansas City Symphony Orchestra; Constantine Orbelian, conductor
(Kansa City 2017. DELOS DE 3541)

“Amor ti vieta” from Fedora by Umberto Giordano
James King, tenor; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Kurt Eichorn, conductor
(Munich 1968. EMI 2 28953 2)

“La Danza” by Gioachino Rossini
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor; Martin Katz, piano
(England 2004. EMI 2 36088 2)

“Tomba degli avi miei” from Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Richard Tucker, tenor; Norman Scott, bass; Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra; Fausto Cleva, conductor
(New York 1954. SONY 88985470392)