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Vienna Philharmonic New Year Concert 2010

Wiener Philharmoniker’s (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) New Year Concert in 2010. Conductor: Georges Prêtre. The New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic is a concert of classical music that takes place each year in the morning of New Year’s Day in Vienna, Austria.
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Anna Netrebko & Elīna Garanča – Belle nuit, ô nuit d’amour (Offenbach’s Barcarolle)

Russian operatic soprano Anna Netrebko and Latvian operatic lyric mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča sing German-born French composer Jacques Offenbach’s Belle nuit, ô nuit d’amour, commonly known as Offenbach’s Barcarolle. It is a duet for soprano and mezzo-soprano from The Tales of Hoffmann, Jacques Offenbach’s final opera The piece is widely regarded as the most famous barcarolle ever written. The lyrics, concerning the beauty of the night and of love, is by Jules Barbier.
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