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The Czech composer based his libretto on the play "Le Voyage de Thésée" by his friend and trusted source of inspiration, Georges Neveux. Martinu is said to have written the opera for Maria Callas. In this production, the role is sung by the…
Length
45 mins
Prog. No.
0583
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi became the leading representative of the development of the early Neapolitan Opera Buffa. "La Serva Padrona", his most popular opera until today, caused the "Buffonisten" controversy at its premiere in 1752.
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
1814
"Livietta e Tracollo" is the intermezzo of Pergolesi's last opera for the city of Naples, Adriano in Syria. Like "La Serva Padrona", "Livietta el Tracollo" enjoyed a long run in the repertoire of the opera houses.
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
1815
Iolanta and Perséphone - A double bill consisting of two stage works that “represent an ideal of beauty, poetry and hope” forms this new production in Madrid from the Teatro Real. In both works the progression from darkness to light acts as an…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
5918
The Verbier Festival is arguably one of the most prestigious classical music events in the world. The quality of the participating artists as well as the originality of the programmes has established the festival as a culminating point in the music…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6059
Schubert and Liszt are among the two greatest Romantic composers for the piano. The lyricism of their music, the stunning virtuosity of their pieces have extended a huge fascination on performers and audience alike. Evgeny Kissin, the true star of…
Length
50 mins
Prog. No.
6060
Anne Sofie von Otter's appearances at the Verbier Festival are events that always endure in the memories of the listeners. Her performance of Brahms Lieder from the years 2007 and 2010 show us why. Her collaboration with Markus Werba, Christoph…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
6069
One of the most acclaimed performers of Baroque Music today, Alexandre Tharaud, will take you on a journey where the time would stand still until he touches the last note. His interpretation of Scarlatti sonatas at the Verbier Festival in 2012 show…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
6070
Schumann and Schubert's genius in vocal composition show their magic in the most unique way at Bryn Terfel's performance in Verbier in 2011. His performance of Schumann's Liederkreis was one of the highlights of the Verbier Festival. The encores of…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
6077
On 12 September, Gianni Schicchi opened the LA Opera’s 2015/2016 season, which marks its 30th anniversary. The production by director Woody Allen first saw the light of day in LA in 2008, travelled to Teatro Real in Madrid and now returns home,…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
6094