Maria Callas sings the Rondò finale (“Nacqui all’affanno” “Non più mesta…”) of Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola, an operatic dramma giocoso in two acts. The North German Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Georges Prêtre. Recorded at the Musikhalle Hamburg (currently The Laeiszhalle) on March 16, 1962.
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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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Maria Callas sings “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” (English: Love is a rebellious bird), popularly known as “Habanera” from Georges Bizet’s 1875 opera “Carmen”. Hamburg, 1962. North German Radio Symphony Orchestra (NDR Symphony Orchestra, German: Sinfonieorchester des Norddeutschen Rundfunks, or NDR Sinfonieorchester) conducted by the French orchestral and opera conductor Georges Prêtre (born 14 August 1924).
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Conducted by Georges Prêtre, the Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Orpheus-Quadrille (on themes by Jacques Offenbach), Op.236. From the Vienna New Year’s Concert 2008.
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Maria Callas’ complete concert at Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), London. November 4, 1962. Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra, conductor: Georges Prêtre.
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