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Composer of the Week: Puccini

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
5/5. Puccini's World. The beginning of the 20th century saw Puccini searching for a new direction. A rand, Ninnoli! Caldi i Marroni e Caramelle!
(La Boheme) Chorus of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino , Coro di Voci Bianche della Scuola di Musica di Fiesole, Israel PO, conductor Zubin Mehta // Tabarro (excerpt)
Philharmonia, conductor Antonio Pappano
Nulla! Silenzio! (II Tabarro) Carlo Guelfi (baritone), Philharmonia, conductor Antonio Pappano La Rondine (excerpt) Inva Mula and Angela Gheorghiu (sopranos), Roberto Alagna (tenor),
William Matteuzzi (baritone), London Voices, London Symphony Orchestra, conductor Antonio Pappano Torture and Death of Liu (Turandot) Montserrrat Caballe and Joan Sutherland (sopranos), Luciano Pavarotti (tenor), Tom Krause (baritone), Nicolai Ghiaurov (bass), John Alldis Choir , London
Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Zubin Mehta
Datemi il Testamento.... Ecco la Cappellina! (Gianni Schicchi) Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Anna Maria Canali (mezzo), Carlo del Monte (tenor), Tito Gobbi (baritone), Paolo Montarsolo (bass), Rome Opera Orchestra, conductor Gabriele Santini
Manon Lescaut (excerpt) Mirella Freni (soprano), Placido Domingo (tenor), Philharmonia, conductor Giuseppe Sinopoli Repeated at 8.45pm

Contributors

Unknown: Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Conductor: Angela Gheorghiu
Sopranos: Roberto Alagna
Baritone: William Matteuzzi
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Conductor: Joan Sutherland
Sopranos: Luciano Pavarotti
Tenor: Tom Krause
Baritone: Nicolai Ghiaurov
Bass: John Alldis Choir
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Soprano: Anna Maria Canali
Tenor: Tito Gobbi
Conductor: Gabriele Santini
Conductor: Manon Lescaut
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli

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Composer of the Week: Puccini

BBC Radio 3, 4 January 2008 12.00






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