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Angela Gheorghiu

Angela Gheorghiu

Opera soprano and superstar Angela Gheorghiu performs a beautiful recital of songs and arias. 

One of the most beloved stars of opera, Gheorghiu has triumphed on the world’s finest opera stages from New York’s Metropolitan Opera to Milan’s La Scala and London’s Royal Opera House in highly acclaimed lead roles in beloved favorites like La Traviata, La Rondine, Tosca, Roméo et Juliette, and many others. Over the course of her career she has won numerous awards including “Artist of the Year” at the Classic Brit Awards, and Gramophones for her recordings. Lauded as the “world’s most glamorous opera star” (New York Sun), this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear her in the intimacy of The Broad Stage. One night only! 

Accompanist: Jeffrey Cohen.

Concert generously underwritten by the Lloyd E. Rigler – Lawrence E. Deutsch Foundation.

First part: 
1. "Le grillon" - J.Ph. Rameau 
2. "Plaisir d'amour" - Jean Paul Martini 
3. "Chant d'amour" - G. Bizet 
4. "Mandoline" - Gabriel Fauré 
5. "Elegie"- Louis Gallet
6. "Tristesse" - F. Chopin 
7. Nocturne No. 20 in C-Sharp minor Op post. ("Reminiscence")
8. "Nuit d'etoiles" - C. Debussy
9. " Zdjes' kharashó (How fair this spot)" - S. Rachmaninoff 
10. "Son (A dream)" - S. Rachmaninoff 
11."Vesenniye vody (Spring waters)" - S. Rachmaninoff

Interval 

Second part:
11."Languir me fais" - George Enescu
12. "Cantec de sirena"- Eduard Mezzetti
13. "Crizanteme" - Sabin Dragoi 
14. "De ce nu-mi vii" - Gheorghe Dima 
15. "Mugurii" - Martian Negrea 
16. "Estenne de la rose" - George Enescu 
17."Aux damoyselles paresseuses" - George Enescu 
18. Béla Bartok's Romanian Folk Dances:
  • I. Bot tánc / Jocul cu bâtă (Stick Dance)
  • II. Brâul (Sash Dance)
  • III. Topogó / Pe loc (In One Spot)
  • IV. Bucsumí tánc / Buciumeana (Dance from Bucsum)
  • V. Román polka / Poarga Românească (Romanian Polka)
  • VI. Aprózó / Mărunțel (Fast Dance)
19. "Cine m-aude cantand" - Tiberiu Brediceanu 
20. "Pe sub flori ma leganai" - Tiberiu Brediceanu 
21. "Bade, pentru ochii tai" - Tiberiu Brediceanu 
22. "Mandrulita de la munte" - Gheorghe Stefanescu 
23."Ochi albastri-s dragalasi" - Eduard Caudella

Photo Credit: Cosmin Gogu
 


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