Tales from the Opera

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    Tales from the Opera Sunday 14 July 2013


    Tales from the Opera - Giulio Cesare

    "Omnia mutantur, nihil interit (everything changes, nothing perishes).” -Ovid.

    Tales from the Opera takes a ringside seat for a sumptuous parade of power, deceit and passion in Handel's Roman tragedy Giulio Cesare.

    (Recording details: Marijana Mijanovic/ Magdalena Kozená/ Anne Sofie von Otter. Les Musiciens du Louvre/ Marc Minkowski.)

    Sunday December 29th
    “Why waltz with a guy for ten rounds if you can knock him out in one?" If Rocky Marciano had heard Die Fledermaus, he might have danced a little longer. This week's Tales from the Opera visits Vienna for Johann Strauss II's sparkling operetta. 
    (Recording Details: Philips Classics/464 031-2 with Edita Gruberova, Kiri Te Kanawa, Richard Leech, Wolfgang Brendel, Brigitte Fassbaender (pictured), Wiener Staatsopernchor/ Wiener Philharmoniker/ André Previn)

    Sunday January 5th (New Series)
    It is the music we all share, from simple airs to the grandeur of opera, sacred chant to the sturdy chorus. Song is the art that touches every aspect of our lives. In A World of Song, Liz Nolan celebrates the wealth of Western vocal music.

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