3 Aug 2015


From Appointment, 7:00 pm on 3 August 2015

Baritone Judd Arthur
New Zealand-born bass-baritone Jud Arthur performs Toreador from Bizet's Carmen. Photo CC BY 3.0 Gudrun Gisela.

Elric Hooper & Des Wilson look at 200 years of the baritone voice, and consider why it is that starring roles for baritones have really only developed since the time of Mozart.

Music details

ROSSINI 'Largo al factotum Barber of Seville' Dmitri Hvorostovsky Philips 454 395
HANDEL 'Lascia ch'io pianga Rinaldo 'Farinelli' movie' Auv. Travelling K1005
GLUCK 'J'ai perdu mon Euridice Orphée et Euridice' Mark Dubois (tenor) CBC Records 2-5077
BERLIOZ 'Marseillaise (national anthem)' Marcel Vanaud EMI CDC 749470
MOZART 'Non piu andrai Marriage of Figaro' Olaf Bär EMI CDC 749565
MOZART 'Finch'han dal vino Don Giovanni' Teddy Tahu Rhodes ABC 472 826
MOZART 'Serenade Don Giovanni' Eberhard Wächter EMI CDM 763078
BELLINI 'Ah per siempre I Puritani' Dmitri Hvorostovsky Philips 454 311
SCHUBERT 'Die Forelle (Lied)' Bryn Terfel DG 445 294
PUCCINI 'Act 1 finale, excerpt Tosca' Tito Gobbi EMI CDC 7471758
VERDI Di 'provenza il mar La Traviata' Tommi Hakala Ondine Ode 1048
WAGNER 'O du holden Abendstern Tannhäuser' Tom Krause Decca 448 380
DEBUSSY 'Excerpt Pelléas et Melisande' François Le Roux DG 435 344
MOZART 'La ci darem la mano' Don Giovanni Eberhard Wächter EMI CDM 763078
VERDI 'Il balen del suo sorriso Il Trovatore' Dmitri Hvorostovsky Philips 454 395
PUCCINI 'Act 2 extract Tosca' Tito Gobbi EMI CDC 7471758
RODGERS 'Oh what a beautiful morn' Oklahoma! Bryn Terfel DG 449 163
HEGGIE 'You don't know what' Dead Man Walking John Packard ERATO 86238
BIZET 'Toreador Song' Carmen Nicolai Ghiaurov Decca 448 248

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