Manuel de Falla: Danse Espagnole [Galy, González-Buajasán]

French violinist Manon Galy and the Cuban-born French pianist Jorge González-Buajasán perform Manuel de Falla’s Danse Espagnole (Spanish Dance), originally the Dance from Falla’s 1913 opera La vida breve (Spanish Life is Short or The Brief Life), which was arranged for violin and piano by the Austrian-born American violinist and composer Friedrich “Fritz” Kreisler (February …

Pavarotti sings Fra poco a me ricovero [Milano, 1990]

Legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings Fra poco a me ricovero, a tenor aria from Lucia di Lammermoor, a dramma tragico (tragic opera) in three acts by Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti. Recorded during the 1990 FIFA World Cup presentation concert in Milan at the Palatrussardi. Conductor: Leone Magiera.

Mario Lanza sings “Addio alla Madre”

The great American tenor and Hollywood star of Italian origin, Mario Lanza sings “Addio alla Madre”, from the opera “Cavalleria Rusticana,” composed by Pietro Mascagni with a libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci. From the 1952 movie “Because You’re Mine”. The female singer is the English character actress Margaret Bert (1896-1971), uncredited in the …

Pavarotti sings Di Quella Pira at the Madison Square Garden, New York [1987]

Legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings “Di quella pira”, a famous aria from Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Il Trovatore,”. Recorded during a concert at the Madison Square Garden, New York, in 1987. New Jersey Symphony Orchestra conducted by Emerson Buckley.

Pavarotti sings La Donna è Mobile at the Madison Square Garden, New York [1987]

Legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings La donna è mobile, one of the most famous and recognizable arias from the world of opera. Recorded during a concert at the Madison Square Garden, New York, in 1987. New Jersey Symphony Orchestra conducted by Emerson Buckley.

The Three Tenors London 1996 Concert [Full, Remastered Video and Audio]

The most celebrated operatic singing trio of the late 1990s and early 2000s, The Three Tenors‘ 1996 London concert. The concert took place at Wembley Stadium, and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra accompanied the famous tenors Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, and José Carreras. Conductor: James Levine.

The Three Tenors: Libiamo, ne’ lieti calici [From Verdi’s La Traviata]

Accompanied by the L.A. Philharmonic and the L.A. Music Center Opera Chorus, the most celebrated operatic singing trio of the late 1990s and early 2000s, The Three Tenors (Luciano Pavarotti, José Carreras, and Plácido Domingo) perform “Libiamo ne’ lieti calici” (English: “Let’s drink from the joyful cups”), a famous duet with a chorus from Giuseppe Verdi’s La …