Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mozart Monday – Four Weddings and a Figaro

Of course, all of them have a Figaro! Here are five fine performances of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro—each with its own particular charmscourtesy of our fellow opera lovers over at YT. (And there are several more, if you're so inclined.)

Happy Monday!

Ludovic Tézier,  Barbara Frittoli, Ekaterina Siurina, Luca Pisaroni, Karine Deshayes
Philippe Jordan, Opéra national de Paris orchestra and chorus (2010)

Knut Skram, Ileana Cotrubas, Benjamin Luxon, Kiri Te Kanawa, Fredirica Von Stade 
John Pritchard, Glyndebourne (1973)

Hermann Prey, Mirella Freni, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Kiri Te Kanawa, Maria Ewing
Karl Böhm, Wiener Philharmoniker (1973)

Lucia Popp, José van Dam, Gabriel Bacquier, Gundula Janowitz, Frederica Von Stade 
Georg Solti, Opéra de Paris Orchestra and Chorus (1980)

And, of course:
Dorothea Röschmann, Bo Skovhus, Anna Netrebko, Ildebrando d'Archaneglo, Christine Schäfer Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Salzburg Festspiele (2006)

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