What's new? March 2015

Hey! Hey! Hey! New March releases are here! Check it out!


March 2 – Bryan Hymel «Héroïque - French Opera Arias» (Warner Classics)

[1] GIOACHINO ROSSINI (1792-1868) - Guillaume Tell
Ne m’abandonne point… Asile héréditaire…..Amis, amis secondez ma vengeance
[2] HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803-1869) - La Damnation de Faust
Nature Immense
[3] GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813-1901) - Jérusalem
L’Emir auprès de lui m’appelle…. Je veux encore entendre ta Voix
[4] GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813-1901) - Les Vêpres siciliennes ‘
‘C'est Guy de Monfort….’ O jour de peine et de souffrance
[5] HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803-1869) - Les Troyens
Inutiles regrets
[6] CHARLES GOUNOD (1818-1893) - La Reine de Saba
Faiblesse de la race humaine….Inspirez-moi, race divine
[7] GIACOMO MEYERBEER (1791-1864) - L'Africaine
Pays merveilleux…O Paradis …Conduisez-moi vers ce navire
[8] JULES MASSENET (1842-1912) - Hérodiade
Ne pouvant réprimer les élans de la foi
[9] ERNEST REYER (1823-1909) - Sigurd
Le bruit des chants s’étend….Esprits, gardiens de ces lieux
[10] ALFRED BRUNEAU (1857-1934) - L’attaque du Moulin
Le jour tombe…..Adieu, forêt profonde
[11] HENRI RABAUD (1873 – 1949) - Rolande et le mauvais garçon
Chante vieux jardin ta chanson de cigale

Bryan Hymel, tenor
PKF – Prague Philharmonia / Emmanuel Villaume,
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno [1] & [7] / Petr Fiala, chorus master

 March 2 – Elena Zaremba «Russian Romances» (Melodiya)

Mikhail Glinka
01. The Fire of Longing Burns in My Heart
02. I Recall a Wonderful Moment
03. Venetian Night
04. How Sweet It Is to Be with You
05. To Her
Alexander Dargomyzhsky
06. Night’s Soft Breeze
Cesar Cui
07. The Statue at Tsarskoye Selo, Op. 57 No. 17
Anton Rubinstein
08. Desire
09. The Night
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
10. Song of a Gypsy Girl, Op. 60 No. 7
11. Serenade: O Child! Beneath Your Window, Op. 63 No. 6
12. Amid the Din of the Ball, Op. 38 No. 3
Nikolai Medtner
13. Winter Evening, Op. 13 No. 1
Sergei Rachmaninoff
14. Morning, Op. 4 No. 2
15. I Have Grown Fond of Sorrow, Op. 8No. 4
16. Lilacs, Op. 21 No. 5
17. I Wait for Thee, Op. 14 No. 1
18. Let Us Rest, Op. 26 No. 3
19. Oh No, I Beg You, Forsake Me Not!, Op. 4 No. 1
20. She is as Lovely as the Noon, Op. 14 No. 9
21. In the Silence of the Secret Night, Op. 4 No. 3
22. Do Not Sing, My Beauty, Op. 4 No. 4
23. Spring Waters, Op. 14 No. 11

Elena Zaremba - mezzo-soprano
Antonina Kadobnova – piano

 March 2 – Gerald Finley «Liszt: The Complete Songs Volume 3» (Hyperion)

01. Morgens steh’ ich auf und frage S290 Third version
02. Ein Fichtenbaum steht einsam S309 Second setting
03. Anfangs wollt’ ich fast verzagen S311 Fourth version
04. Weimars Toten S303
05. Wer nie sein Brot mit Tränen ass S297 Second setting
Tre sonetti di Petrarca S270 Second version
06. Benedetto sia ’l giorno
07. Pace non trovo
08. I’ vidi in terra angelici costumi
09. Die Fischerstochter S325
10. Und wir dachten der Toten S338
11. Die Vätergruft S281 Second version
12. Gastibelza ‘Bolero’ S286
13. La tombe et la rose S285
14. Le vieux vagabond S304
15. Go not, happy day S335

Gerald Finley - baritone
Julius Drake – piano

March 27 – Diana Damrau «Fiamma Del Belcanto» (Warner Classics)

01. Rosmonda D'inghilterra, Act 1: "Ancor Non Giunse" (Rosmonda)
02. Rosmonda D'inghilterra, Act 1: "Perchè Non Ho Del Vento" (Rosmonda)
03. Rosmonda D'inghilterra, Act 1: "Torna Torna, O Caro Oggetto" (Rosmonda)
04. I Puritani, Act 2: "O Rendetemi La Speme" (Elvira)
05. I Puritani, Act 2: "Qui La Voce Suave" (Elvira)
06. I Puritani, Act 2: "Vien Diletto" (Elvira)
07. Maria Stuarda, Act 2: "Allenta Il Piè, Regina" (Maria, Stuarda, Anna)
08. Maria Stuarda, Act 2: "O Nube! Che Lieve Per L'aria Ti Aggiri..." (Maria, Stuarda)
09. Maria Stuarda, Act 2: "Nella Pace Del Mesto Riposo" (Maria, Stuarda, Anna)
10. La Sonnambula, Act 2: "Oh ! Se Una Volta Sola" (Amina)
11. La Sonnambula, Act 2: "Ah, Non Credea Mirarti" (Amina)
12. La Sonnambula, Act 2: "Ah, Non Giunge Uman Pensiero" (Amina)
13. I Masnadieri, Act 1: "Venerabile, O Padre, è Il Tuo Sembiante" (Amalia)
14. I Masnadieri, Act 1: "Lo Sguardo Avea Degli Angelilo" (Amalia)
15. La Traviata, Act 1: "E Strano! è Strano! " (Violetta)
16. La Traviata, Act 1: "Ah, Fors'è Lui " (Violetta)
17. La Traviata, Act 1: "Follie ! Follie !" (Violetta)
18. Verdi: La Traviata, Act 1: "Sempre Libera" (Violetta, Alfredo)
19. Luisa Miller, Act 2: "Il Padre Tuo" (Luisa, Wurm)
20. Luisa Miller, Act 2: "Tu Puniscimi, O Signore" (Luisa)

Diana Damrau - soprano
Orchestra Teatro Regio Torino, Gianandrea Noseda


March 2 – Donizetti «La Favorite» (Opus Arte)

Recorded live at Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse, February 2014
Kate Aldrich (Leonor de Guzman), Yijie Shi (Fernand), Ludovic Tézier (Alphonse XI, King of Castile), Giovanni Furlanetto (Balthazar), Marie-Benedicte Souquet (Ines), Alain Gabriel (Don Gaspar) & Dongjin Ahn (A lord)
Choeur du Capitole de Toulouse & Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Antonello Allemandi (conductor) & Vincent Boussard (director)

March 16 – Verdi «Nabucco» (Sony)

A live-recording of Nabucco from the Royal Opera House in London in April 2013
Plácido Domingo (Nabucco), Liudmyla Monastyrska (Abigaille), Andrea Caré (Ismaele), Marianna Pizzolato (Fenena) & Vitalij Kowaljow (Zaccaria)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Nicola Luisotti (conductor) & Daniele Abbado (director)

P.S. All information about these releases is taken from Presto Classical and MDT.


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