Metropolitan Opera: Centennial Gala

The Metropolitan Opera: Centennial Gala

Director: Leonard Bernstein, Kirk Browning, James Levine, Marilyn Horne

Cast: Leonard Bernstein, Kirk Browning, James Levine, Marilyn Horne

     
 

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In 1983, New York's Metropolitan Opera celebrated its one hundredth birthday and a stellar roster of the most prestigious names in classical vocal music stopped by to celebrate the occasion. This video record of the gala event includes performances by Kathleen Battle, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Marilyn Horne, Placcido Domingo, Judith Blegen and Leonard Bernstein.

Overview

In 1983, New York's Metropolitan Opera celebrated its one hundredth birthday and a stellar roster of the most prestigious names in classical vocal music stopped by to celebrate the occasion. This video record of the gala event includes performances by Kathleen Battle, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Marilyn Horne, Placcido Domingo, Judith Blegen and Leonard Bernstein.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/15/2009
UPC:
0044007345382
Original Release:
1983
Rating:
NR
Source:
Deutsche Grammophon
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Full Frame]
Sound:
[DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time:
3:51:00
Sales rank:
5,978

Special Features

Picture gallery

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Metropolitan Opera: Centennial Gala
2. Smetana: Overture from "The Bartered Bride" - Metropolitan Opera Orchestra - Levine [7:20]
3. Puccini: "In Questa Reggia" (Turandot) - Marton - Levine [6:57]
4. Mozart: "E Susanna Non Vien... Dove Sono i Bei Momenti" (Le Nozze di Figaro) - Te Kanawa - Levine [7:25]
5. Verdi: "Dio! Mi Potevi Scagliar" (Otello) - McCracken - Levine [5:05]
6. Rossini: "La Calunnia è un Venticello" (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) - Raimondi - Bonynge [5:12]
7. Donizetti: " Chi Mi Frena in Tal Momento?" (Lucia di Lammermoor) - Raffanti - Schexnayder - Peters - Robbins - Di Franco - Nagy - Bonynge [5:13]
8. Rossini: "Bel Raggio Lusinghier" (Semiramide) - Sutherland - Bonynge [8:27]
9. Mascagni: Prelude - "Son Io! Son Io la Vita!" (Iris) - Metropolitan Opera Chorus - Stivender [10:42]
10. R. Strauss: "Mir Ist die Ehre Widerfahren" (Der Rosenkavalier) - Von Stade - Blegen - Tate [:19]
11. Gounod: "Va! Je t'ai Pardonné... Nuit d'Hyménée" (Romeo et Juliette) - Malfitano - Kraus - Tate [7:56]
12. Donizetti: "Una Furtiva Lagrima" (L'Elisir d'Amore) - Gedda - Levine [13:17]
13. Verdi: "Surta è la Notte ... Ernani, Involami" (Ernani) - Tomowa-Sintow - Levine [5:49]
14. R. Strauss: "Hab Mir's Gelobt" (Der Rosenkavalier) - Söderström - Battle - Von Stade - Levine [7:53]
15. Verdi: "Già Nella Notte Densa" (Otello) - Domingo - Freni - Levine [6:17]
Disc #2 -- Metropolitan Opera: Centennial Gala
2. Beethoven: Overture "Leonore III" - Metropolitan Opera Orchestra - Bernstein [15:57]
3. Giordano: "Vicino a Te s'Acqueta l'Irreqiieta Anima" (Andrea Chénier) - Carreras - Caballé - Levine [10:10]
4. Debussy: "L'Année en Vain Chasse l'Année!" (L'Enfant Prodigue) - Cotrubas - Pritchard [6:34]
5. Saint-Saëns: Bacchanale (Samson et Dalila) - Gelinas - Costa - Metropolitan Opera Ballet - Levine [8:22]
6. Verdi: "Donna, Chi Sei?" (Nabucco) - Bruson - Bumbry - Fulton [13:36]
7. Gounod "Alerte! Ou Vous Êtes Perdus!" (Faust) - Ghiaurov - Ricciarelli - Lewis - Levine [4:03]
8. Puccini: "Bimba Dagli Occhi Pieni Di Malìa" (Madama Butterfly) - Ciannella - Mitchell - Levine [:03]
9. Rossini: "Pria Di Dividerci da Voi, Signore" (L'Italiana in Algeri) - Moser - Kesling - Rendall - Dubinbaum - Berberian - Darrenkamp - Bruscantini - Metropolitan Opera Chorus - Levine [11:53]
10. Saint-Saëns: "Mon Cœur S'Ouvre à Ta Voix" (Samson et Dalila) - Horne - Levine [10:10]
11. Wagner: "Wie Lachend Sir Mir Lieder Singen" (Tristan und Isolde) - Nilsson - Levine [8:50]
12. "Fjorton År Tror Jag Visst Att Jag Var" (When I Was Seventeen," Swedish Folk Song) - Nilsson [11:05]
13. Verdi: "Teco Io Sto" - "Gran Dio!" (Un Ballo in Maschera) - Pavarotti - Price - Levine [3:29]
14. "Happy Birthday to You, Dear Met!" [10:36]

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