Month of Mozart Specials on the Operavore Stream

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 02:00 PM

Mozart's 'La Clemenza di Tito' from the 2013 Drottningholm Opera Festival in Stockholm. Mozart's La Clemenza di Tito from the 2013 Drottningholm Opera Festival in Stockholm. (Mats Bäcker)

As WQXR devotes November to life and career of Mozart, the Operavore stream will present a wide assortment of the composer's vocal works including his pivotal operas.

The festivities kick off with an all-Mozart day on Friday, Nov. 1. Throughout the month, we'll feature full-length Mozart opera recordings from the world’s top companies and orchestras. The stream will have complete operas each weekday, and on "Wall-to-Wall Wednesdays," the stream will feature Mozart operas exclusively.

Below is the full monthly calendar. On non-marathon days, the daily Mozart opera will be heard at 1 pm.

Nov. 4 La finta Giardiniera Concentus Musicus Wien/Harnoncourt 
Nov. 5 Figaro Vienna Philharmonic /Karajan
Nov. 7 Magic Flute Academy of Anciet Music/Jacobs
Nov. 8 Cosi fan tutte Berlin Philharmonic/Barenboim
Nov. 11 Lucio Silla Concentus Musicus Wien/Harnoncourt 
Nov. 12 Don Giovanni Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Sir Charles Mackerras
Nov. 13 FIGARO MARATHON
Nov. 14 Abduction from the Seraglio  Les Arts Florissants/William Christie 
Nov. 15 Magic Flute  German Symphony Orchestra/Fricsay
Nov. 18 Don Giovanni  New Philharmonia Orchestra/Klemperer
Nov. 19 Idomeneo English Baroque Soloist/John Eliot Gardiner
Nov. 20 MAGIC FLUTE MARATHON
Nov. 21 Figaro London Philharmonic/Solti 
Nov. 22 Ascanio in Alba Concerto Armonico/Jacques Grimbert
Nov. 25 Cosi fan tutte Philharmonia Orchestra/Bohm
Nov. 26 Il re pastore Concentus Musicus Wien/Harnoncourt 
Nov. 27 DON GIOVANNI MARATHON 
Nov. 28 Mitridate  Les Talens Lyriques/Christophe Rousset
Nov. 29 Figaro Concerto Koln/Rene Jacobs

 

Marathon Programming:

All-Mozart Day Friday, November 1

 
Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail
 
Selim – Hans-Peter Minetti
Belmonte – Stanford Olsen, tenor
Konstanze – Luba Orgonasova, soprano
Blonde – Cyndia Sieden, soprano
Pedrillo – Uwe Peper, tenor
Osmin – Corenlius Hauptmann, bass
 
The Monteverdi Choir
The English Baroque Soloist
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, conductor
 
Die Zauberflote
 
Tamino – Nicolai Gedda, tenor
Pamina – Gundula Janowitz, soprano
Papageno – Walter Berry, baritone
Konigin der Nacht – Lucia Popp, soprano
Sarastro – Gottlob Frick, bass
Sprecher – Franz Crass, bass
Erste Dame – Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano
Zweite Dame – Christa Ludwig, mezzo
Dritte Dame – Marga Hoffgen, contralto
Monostatos – Gerhard Unger, tenor
 
Philharmonia Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra
Otto Klemperer, conductor
 
Mitridate
 
Mitridate – Giuseppe Sabbatini, tenor
Aspasia – Natalie Dessay, soprano
Sifare – Cecilia Bartoli, mezzo
Farnace – Brian Asawa, countertenor
Ismene – Sandrine Piau, soprano
Marzio – Juan Diego Florez, tenor
Arbate – Helene Le Corre, sorano
 
Les Talens Lyriques
Christophe Rousset, conductor
 
Cosi fan tutte
 
Fiordiligi – Renee Fleming, soprano
Dorabella – Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo
Ferrando – Frank Lopardo, tenor
Guglielmo – Olaf Bar, bass
Despina – Adelina Scarabelli, soprano
Don Alfonso – Michele Pertusi, bass
 
London Voices
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Sir Georg Solti, conductor
 
Idomeneo
 
Idomeneo – Placido Domingo, tenor
Idamante – Cecilia Barolti, mezzo
Ilia – Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano
Elettra – Carol Vaness, soprano
Arbace – Thomas Hampson, baritone
Gran Sacerdote di Nettuno – Frank Lopardo, bass
La voce – Bryn Terfel, baritone
Due Cretesi – Jane Bunnell, mezzo; Joyce Guyer, soprano
Due Troiani – Paul Groves, tenor; Yanni Yannissis, baritone
 
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
James Levine, conductor
 
Don Giovanni
 
Commendatore – Martti Talvela, bass
Don Giovanni – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone
Don Ottavio – Peter Schreier, tenor
Donna Anna – Birgit Nillson, soprano
Donna Elvira – Martina Arroyo, soprano
Leporello – Ezio Flagello, bass
Masetto – Alfredo Mariotti, bass
Zerlina – Reri Grist, soprano
 
Czech Philharmonic Chorus
Prague National Theatre Orchestra
 Karl Bohm, conductor

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