Star tenor Rolando Villazón, who was just named artistic director of Salzburg Mozart week, Ildar Abdrazakov, one of the most sought-after young basses in the operatic world (Vanity Fair), who is debuting on Deutsche Grammophon with this album and the in-coming music director of the Metropolitan Opera Yannick Nézet-Séguin – a conductor full of vim and vigor – with Orchestre Métropolitain de. Montréal. Following Rolando’s and Yannick’s latest successful collaboration in DG’s Mozart opera cycle (Le Nozze di Figaro), this recording includes a wide range of beautiful French/Italian duets for tenor.
Lara: Granada (Arr. By Julian Reynolds) 14. Hermann: Ochi Chernye (Arr. By Julian Reynolds). Rolando Villazon, tenor Ildar Abdrazakov, bass Orchestre Metropolitain de Mont, Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
Rolando Villazón (tenor) & Ildar Abdrazakov (bass), Rolando Villazón (tenor), Ildar Abdrazakov (bass). Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Lara, Augustin: Granada (Arr. Rolando and Ildar go back to 2009 when they first performed together in a production of "Lucia di Lammermoor" at the Met. They re-unite to sing a colorful variety of beautiful opera duets from nineteenth century drammi giocosi and opéras comiques, such as the beloved Au fond du temple saint from Les pêcheurs de perles (Bizet) or Ah, quando fi. e inclinassi a prender moglie from L’italiana in Algeri (Rossini) as well as the duet Je suis Escamillo from Bizet’s famous opera Carmen.
Deutsche Grammophon has announced Rolando Villazón’s new album. The CD entitled Duets will include Ildar Abdrazakov with Yannick Nézet-Séguin Conducting the Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain. Duets will include French and Italian opera duets for tenor and bass/baritone and is set for release in September. It marks the singers’ first album together and marks Abdrazakov’s debut on the yellow label. It also marks Villazon’s second duet album after having recorded one in 2007 with Anna Netrebko. That album became an international success and topped numerous charts. For Villazón and Nézet-Séguin, this marks yet another collaboration. The two first met in 2008 for a production of Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette at the Salzburg Festival, which was later released on DVD by Deutsche Grammophon, and have recently teamed up for a Mozart cycle every year at the Baden-Baden Festival. Personnel Rolando Villazon, tenor Ildar Abdrazakov, bass Orchestre Metropolitain de Mont. Related Posts: Rolando Villazon – Treasures of Bel Canto. By Julian Reynolds) by Rolando Villazón & Ildar Abdrazakov & Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal & Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Villazón and Abdrazakov are well matched vocally and offer duets from Bizet’s ‘The Pearl Fishers’ and ‘Carmen’, Boito’s ‘Mefistofele’, Donizetti’s ‘Don Pasquale’ and ‘L’elisir d’amore’, Verdi’s ‘Simon Boccanegra’.
Personnel: Rolando Villazon, tenor Ildar Abdrazakov, bass Orchestre Metropolitain de Mont Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor.
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Performer: Ildar Abdrazakov / Rolando Villazón
Title: Duets: Lara - Granada
Style: Vocal Music
Size MP3: 1450 mb
Size FLAC: 1694 mb
Rating: 4.3 / 5
Other Formats: MMF VQF DMF ADX MIDI VOC