Richard Tucker Gala From Carnegie Hall

Friday, November 18, 2016

Jamie Barton at the 2015 Richard Tucker Gala. Jamie Barton, winner of the 2015 Richard Tucker award, is set to sing at this year's gala. (Courtesy Richard Tucker Foundation)

At 9 pm on Friday, Nov. 18, tune in to WQXR for the 2016 Richard Tucker Gala concert, recorded live at Carnegie Hall this past October.

The evening features a who's who of opera stars: Jamie Barton, Lawrence Brownlee, Javier Camarena, Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming, Joshua Guerrero, Anna Netrebko, Kristine Opolais, Nadine Sierra and Tamara Wilson, the 2016 Richard Tucker Award winner. They are joined by the New York Choral Society and members of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Asher Fisch conducts the concert.

You can also watch the full concert below.

Richard Tucker Opera Gala 2016 on medici.tv.

Program details:

Wagner: “Entrance of the Guests” from Tannhäuser
New York Choral Society

Wagner: “Dich, teure Halle” from Tannhäuser
Tamara Wilson, soprano

Massenet: “Adieu, notre petite table” from Manon
Renée Fleming, soprano

Leoncavallo: “Mattinata”
Renée Fleming, soprano

Rossini: “La danza”
Javier Camarena, tenor

Donizetti: “Regnava nel silenzo” from Lucia di Lammermoor
Nadine Sierra, soprano

Dvorak: “Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém” (“Song to the Moon”) from Rusalka
Kristine Opolais, soprano

Verdi: “Tu al cui sguardo onnipossente” from I due Foscari
Tamara Wilson, soprano
New York Choral Society

Saint-Saëns: "Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix” from Samson et Dalila
Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano

Rossini: “Ah vieni, nel tuo sangue” from Otello
Lawrenece Brownlee, tenor
Javier Camarena, tenor

Giordano: “La mamma morta” from Andrea Chénier
Anna Netrebko, soprano

Cilea: "Io son l'umile ancella" from Adriana Lecouvreur
Anna Netrebko, soprano

Heggie: “Si, son io” from Great Scott
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano

Bellini: Finale of Act I from Norma
Tamara Wilson, soprano
Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano
Joshua Guerrero, tenor
New York Choral Society

Donizetti: “Seul sur la terre” from Dom Sébastien
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor

Puccini: “Un bel dì vedremo” from Madama Butterfly
Kristine Opolais, soprano

Handel: “Son nata a lagrimar” from Giulio Cesare
Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano

Bellini: “Vieni fra questa braccia” from I puritani
Nadine Sierra, soprano
Javier Camarena, tenor

Bernstein: “Make Our Garden Grow” from Candide
Tamara Wilson, soprano
Joshua Guerrero, tenor
New York Choral Society

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PK from NJ

Thank you so very much for enabling me to enjoy this outstanding opera concert at home via internet media!
This is a great country.

Oct. 30 2016 08:20 PM

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