LISTSERV mailing list manager LISTSERV 15.5

Help for OPERA-L Archives

OPERA-L Archives

OPERA-L Archives


Next Message | Previous Message
Next in Topic | Previous in Topic
Next by Same Author | Previous by Same Author
Chronologically | Most Recent First
Proportional Font | Monospaced Font


Join or Leave OPERA-L
Reply | Post New Message
Search Archives

Subject: Shakespeare and opera
From: David Shengold <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:David Shengold <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:22:11 +0000

text/plain (43 lines)

I agree with those praising the Verdi trio, Britten's DREAM and both Gounod's and Prokofiev's (balletic)  R & J.

I love CAPULETI but would remind the list that it does not derive from Shakespeare's play.

Some other shorter Shakespeare pieces I'd suggest:

Since I never seem to be able to post urls successfully here, I will mention what to search for on Youtube:

1) Hector Berlioz - Béatrice & Bénédict (1862) - "Nuit paisible" (Sylvia McNair & Catherine Robbin) 

2) Berlioz - La mort d'Ophélie - Cecilia Bartoli 

3) Joyce DiDonato - Berlioz. Romeo et Juliette. Premiers transports que nul n'oublie 

4)Elwira Janasik, Jolanta Pawlik St.Moniuszko- Piosnka obłąkanej Ofelii 

[Can't find Teresa Zylis-Gara's lovely version online]

5) Assisa' a pie d'un salice... Deh calma, o ciel (Otello, ROSSINI) - Frederica VON STADE, Nucci CONDO

6) Haydn: She never told her love Thomas Allen, baritone Malcolm Martineau, piano

7) Janet Baker - "Where the bee sucks" 

OPERA-L on Facebook:
To UNSUBSCRIBE, send a message to [log in to unmask]
containing only the words:  SIGNOFF OPERA-L
To stay subscribed but TURN OFF mail, send a message to
[log in to unmask] containing only the words:  SET OPERA-L NOMAIL
Modify your settings:

Back to: Top of Message | Previous Page | Main OPERA-L Page



CataList Email List Search Powered by the LISTSERV Email List Manager