1969 concert of the legendary Italian tenor Mario Del Monaco. Recorded on March 8, 1969. An amazing performance by Del Monaco singing heavy operatic repertoire at the age of 54.
Conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, the hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) performs the “Overture” of The Flying Dutchman (German: Der fliegende Holländer), WWV 63, a German-language opera in three acts, with libretto and music by Richard Wagner. Recorded at the opening concert (Eröffnungskonzert) of the Rheingau Musik Festival 2017 at the Kloster Eberbach (Eberbach Abbey) on […]
Conducted by Claudio Abbado, one of the most celebrated and respected conductors of the 20th century, the Lucerne Festival Orchestra performs the overture of Lohengrin, WWV 75, a Romantic opera in three acts composed and written by the German composer Richard Wagner. Recorded at the Lucerne Culture and Convention Center during the Lucerne Festival on […]
One of the finest orchestras in the world, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s (the Wiener Philharmoniker) New Year Concert in 2013. Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst.
You are in a classical music concert, listening to a concerto or a symphony. When a movement ends, the orchestra makes a small pause and bingo! you hear somebody clapping their hands – in a fracture of a second, they realize their mistakes, but it is too late. Everybody in the hall including musicians did […]
Conducted by the American conductor and pianist James Levine, the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) plays “Ride of the Valkyries”, (German: Walkürenritt or Ritt der Walküren), the beginning of act 3 of Die Walküre, (The Valkyrie), WWV 86B, an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner with a German libretto by the composer himself. From […]
Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar de Venezuela plays Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries” (German: Walkürenritt or Ritt der Walküren), the beginning of act 3 of Die Walküre, (The Valkyrie), WWV 86B, an opera in three acts by Richard Wagner with a German libretto by the composer himself. It is the second of the four operas […]
On July 30, 1991, Luciano Pavarotti has given a free concert in London’s Hyde Park to celebrate his 30 years in opera. A crowd more than 100,000 stood in the rain to watch and listen Luciano.
Conducted by Daniel Barenboim, The Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) plays Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries. Recorded at the Berlin State Opera House in 1998.