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01Casting The Dye - Dvorak The Opera Composer20061106With Donald Macleod.
Za stehlou gazelou (Armida)
Milada Subertová (soprano)
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Václav Jiráceck (conductor)
The Dramatic Overture
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Libor Pesek (conductor)
The King and the Charcoal Burner (excerpts)
Jitka Svobodová (soprano)
Drahomira Drokková (alto)
Ren退 Tucek (baritone)
Miroslav Kopp (tenor)
Dalibor Jedlicka (bass)
Prague National Theatre Chorus and Orchestra
Josef Chaloupka (conductor)
The Water Goblin, Op 107
Berlin Philharmonic
Simon Rattle (conductor).
0220061107A lighter, more accessible approach to opera
Presented by Donald Macleod.
The Stubborn Lovers (excerpts)
Jaroslav Brezina (tenor)
Roman Janál (baritone)
Jana Sykorová (contralto)
Gustáv Belácek (bass)
Zdena Kloubová (soprano)
Prague Philharmonic Choir
Prague Philharmonia
Jiri Belohláveh (conductor)
The Golden Spinning Wheel, Op 109
Berlin Philharmonic
Simon Rattle (conductor)
Vanda (excerpts)
Olga Romanko (soprano)
Peter Straka (tenor)
Pavel Daniluk (bass)
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne
Gerd Albrecht (conductor).
03Dvorak's Operatic Maturity20061108Presented by Donald Macleod.
The Cunning Peasant (excerpts)
Jitka Sobehartová (soprano)
Josef Kundlák (tenor)
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Frantisek Vajnar (conductor)
The Wood Dove, Op 110
Berlin Philharmonic
Simon Rattle (conductor)
Dimitrij (excerpts)
Leo Marian Vodicka (tenor)
Drahomira Drobková (alto)
Peter Mikulás (bass)
Ivan Kusnjer (baritone)
Ludek Vele (bass)
Czech Philharmonic Chorus
Prague Radio Chorus
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Gerd Albrecht (conductor).
04A Comic Operatic Genius Emerges20061109Presented by Donald Macleod.
The Jacobin (excerpts)
Beno Blachut (tenor)
Daniela Sounová (soprano)
Vil退m Pribyl (tenor)
Václav Zitek (baritone)
Marcela Machotková (soprano)
Kantil退na Children's Chorus
Kuhn Mixed Chorus
Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
Jiri Pinkas (conductor)
The Noonday Witch, Op 108
Berlin Philharmonic
Simon Rattle (conductor)
Kate and the Devil (excerpts)
Richard Novák (bass)
Anna Barova (mezzo-soprano)
Daniela Suryová (mezzo-soprano)
Milos Jezil (tenor)
Brigita Sulcová (soprano)
Brno Janácek Opera Chorus and Orchestra
05 LASTDvorak's Golden Operatic Sunset20061110Presented by Donald Macleod.
Armida (excerpts)
Ivo Zidek (tenor)
Zden退k Otava (baritone)
Milada Subrtová (soprano)
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra
Václav Jirácek (conductor)
Heroic Song, Op 111
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Antoni Wit (conductor)
Rusalka (excerpts)
Eduard Haken (bass)
Marie Ovcaciková (alto)
Prague National Theatre Orchestra
Zdenek Chalabla (conductor).

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