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2/12/2018 Voice and Orchestra with Peter Shimkin (#15)

Tchaikovsky: Cantata for the opening of the Polytechnic Exhibition in Moscow; Gennadi Cherkasov, conductor; Moscow Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra 

Debussy: Printemps, symphonic suite for chorus, piano & orchestra; Emil de Cou, conductor; San Francisco Ballet Orchestra

Busoni: Concerto for Piano with Orchestra and Male Chorus; Daniell Revenaugh, conductor; John Ogdon (Piano); Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Men’s Voices of the John Alldis Choir

2/19/2018 Voice and Orchestra with Peter Shimkin (#16)

Liszt: Faust Symphony; Leonard Bernstein; Charles Bressler (Tenor); Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia,  New York Philharmonic 

Duparc: Seven Songs; Sir John Pritchard (Conductor), Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano; Belgian National Opera Orchestra

2/26/2018 Voice and Orchestra with Peter Shimkin (#17)

Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn; Klaus Tennstedt, conductor; Bernd Weikl (Baritone), Lucia Popp (Soprano); London Philharmonic Orchestra 

Walton : Belshazzar's Feast; Simon Rattle, conductor; Thomas Hampson (Baritone); City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,  Cleveland Orchestra Chorus,  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus 

Glazunov: Coronation Cantata, Op. 56; Valeri Polyanskii; Ludmila Kuznetsova (Mezzo Soprano), Olga Lutsiv-Ternovskaya (Soprano), Vsevolod Grivnov (Tenor), Dmitri Stepanovich (Bass); Russian State Symphony Cappella,  Russian State Symphony Orchestra

3/5/2018 Voice and Orchestra with Peter Shimkin (#18)

Joseph Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne; Pierre De la Roche, conductor ; Netania Davrath (Soprano), unnamed orchestra

Mahler: Ruckert Lieder;  Sir John Barbirolli, conductor; Dame Janet Baker (Mezzo Soprano); Hallé Orchestra

Bruckner: Te Deum in C major; Herbert von Karajan, conductor; José van Dam (Bass), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Peter Schreier (Tenor), Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano), Rudolf Scholz (Organ); Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Singverein

Debussy: La damoiselle élue; Wyn Morris, conductor; Montserrat Caballé, soprano; Janet Coster, mezzo-soprano; Women of the Ambrosian Chorus, Symphonia of London

3/12/2018 Voice and Orchestras with John Ryden (#1) 

Handel Dixit Dominus Teresa Zylis-Gara (soprano), Dame Janet Baker (mezzo-soprano), Martin Lane (alto), Robert Tear (tenor), John Shirley-Quirk (bass), King's College Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Sir David Willcocks

Mozart Masonic Music (excerpts) Kurt Equilluz (tenor), Vienna State Opera Choir & Orchestra, Peter Maag

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Hilde Rossl-Majdan (mezzo soprano), Waldemar Kmennt (tenor), Walter Berry (bass), Weiner Singverein, Berlin Philharmonic, Herbert von Karajan

3/19/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#2)

Vivaldi Kyrie in G minor, R. 587 John Aldis Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri

A. Scarlatti Salve Regina June Anderson (soprano), Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano), Montreal Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

Haydn The Seasons: Spring Barbara Bonney (soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Andras Schmidt (bass) Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner 

Schubert Mass in E flat, D. 950 Benita Valente (soprano), Marietta Simpson (mezzo-soprano), John Humphrey & Glenn Siebert (tenors), Myron Myers (bass), Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Robert Shaw

3/26/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#3)

Gabrielli Sonata in 8 Parts; Motet: O Magnum Mysterium; Canzona for 8 Parts; Motet In ecclesiis  Gregg Smith Singers, Texas Boys' Choir, Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble, Gabrielli Consort, E. Power Biggs (organ), Vittorio Negri, 

Pergolesi Stabat Mater June Anderson (soprano), Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano), Montreal Sinfonietta, Charles Dutoit

Mozart Great Mass in C minor, K. 427 Sylvia McNair (soprano), Diana Montague (soprano), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor), Cornelius Hauptmann (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

4/2/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#4)

Handel Saul (Symphony & Scene 1) Margaret Price (soprano), Ryland Davies (tenor), Donald McIntyre (bass), Leeds Festival Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras

Dvorak Stabat Mater Martina Shaguch (soprano), Ingeborg Danz (contralto), James Taylor (tenor), Thomas Quasthof (bass), Oregon Bach Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Helmut Rilling

4/9/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#5)

Purcell Excerpts from CD "Essential Purcell" Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), Barbara Bonney (soprano) Michael George (bass) The King's Consort, Robert King

Handel Israel in Egypt Donna Deam, Ruth Holton, Elisabeth Friday (sopranos), Michael Chance, Patrick Collin (alto), Nicholas Robertson, Philip Salmon (tenors), Paul Tindall, Andrew Tusa (tenors), Julian Clarkson, Christopher Purves (bass)
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

4/16/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#6)

Schubert Rosamunde (selections) Elly Ameling (soprano), Leipzig Radio Chorus, Gewandhaus Orchestra, Kurt Masur

Mozart Exsultate, Jubilate, K. 165  Kathleen Battle (soprano), Royal Philharmonic, Andre Previn

Brahms Ein Deutsches Requiem Kathleen Battle (soprano), Hakan Hagegard (baritone), Chicago Symphony Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine

4/23/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#7)

Schubert Mass in G, D. 167 Barbara Bonney (soprano), Jorge Antonio Pita (tenor),.Andras Schmidt (bass), Vienna State Opera Concert Chorus, Chamber orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado

Mozart Concert Aria "Un moto di gioia," K. 579 Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano) Orchestra of Academy of Santa Cecilia, Myung-Whun Chung
Concert Aria "Ch'io mi scordi di te?" K. 505 Cecilia Bartoli (mezzo-soprano), Andras Schiff (piano), Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Gyorgy Fischer

Beethoven Choral Fantasy, Op. 80 Alfred Brendel (piano), London Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra, Bernard Haitink

Bruckner Gradual: Ecce sacerdos magnus Bavarian Radio Chorus, Berlin Philharmonic, Eugen Jochum

Peter Lieberson Neruda Songs Lorraine Hunt Lieberson (mezzo-soprano), Boston Symphony Orchestra, James Levine

Bernstein Chichester Psalms John Bogart (alto), Camerata Singers, New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein

4/30/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#8)

Purcell "If music be the food of love," "Let my eyes run down with tears," Mark, how readily each pliant spring" Gilliam Fisher (soprano), Rogers Covey-Crump (tenor), The King's Consort, Robert King

Bach Mass in B minor Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

5/7/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#9)

Handel Chandos Anthem No. 6 "As pants the heart" Eleanor Meynell soprano), Daniel Auchincloss (tenor) Orchestra of the Sixteen, Harry Christophers 

Handel Coronation Anthem The King shall rejoice" King's College Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger

Beethoven Missa solemnis, Op. 123 Elisabeth Soderstrom (soprano), Marga Hoffgen (contralto), Waldemar Kmennt (tenor), Marti Talvela (bass), New Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra, Otto Klemperer

5/14/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#10)

Rossini Messa di Gloria Sumi Jo (soprano), Ann Murray (contralto), Francisco Araiza, Raul Gimenz (tenors), Samuel Ramey (bass), Academy & Chorus of St. Martin-in-the-Field, Sir Neville Marriner

Brahms Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny), Op. 54 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Robert Shaw

Elgar Sea Pictures Dame Janet Baker(mezzo-soprano), London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli

Verdi Quattro Pezzi Sacri: Te Deum Donna Carter (soprano), Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Robert Shaw

5/21/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#11)

Bach Cantata 51 Jauchet Gott in allen Landen Lucia Popp (soprano), Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra, Marinus Voorberg

Haydn Missa in angustiis, Hob. XXII: 11 "Lord Nelson"  Donna brown (soprano), Sally Bruce-Payne (mezzo-soprano), Peter Butterfield (tenor), Gerald Finley (bass), Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Schubert Tantum Ergo, D. 962 Barbara Bonney, Brigitte Poschner (sopranos),
Dalia Schaechter, Margareta Hintermeier (altos), Chamber orchestra of Europe, Claudio Abbado

Schubert Offertorium, D. 963 Bavarian Radio Chorus & Orchestra, Wolfgang Sawallisch

Brahms Alto Rhapsody Marian Anderson (contralto), San Fransisco Symphony & Men's Chorus, Pierre Monteux

Brahms "Nanie" Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Robert Shaw

Strauss Orchesterlieder:: "Befreit," "Wiegenlied," "Cacile" Renee Fleming (soprano),
Houston Symphony Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach 

5/28/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#12)

Handel Utrecht Jubilate Emma Kirkby (soprano), Charles Brett (counter-tenor), Paul Elliott (tenor), Christ Church Choir, Academy of Ancient Music, Simon Preston

Berlioz Romeo et Juliette Jessye Norman (soprano), John Aler (tenor), Simon Estes (bass), Westminster Choir, Philadelphia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti

6/4/2018 Voice and Orchestra with John Ryden (#13) 

Haydn The Creation: Gundula Janowitz (soprano), Christa Ludwig (mezzo-soprano), Fritz Wunderlich. Werner Krenn (tenors), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Walter Berry (bass), Wiener Singverein, Berlin Philharmonic, Herbert von Karajan.

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